Resource Details

Energy, Sustainability, Technology

Tribal and Insular Area Grants: Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA)

This grant funds projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions. Eligible entities include tribal governments (intertribal consortia) and Alaska Native Villages, and insular area government agencies, which have jurisdiction over transportation or air quality. Insular areas include the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Eligibility

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS are tribal governments (or intertribal consortiums), Alaska Native Villages, or insular area government agencies which have jurisdiction over transportation or air quality, are eligible to apply for assistance, in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 16131 and Assistance Listing 66.039.

ELIGIBLE POJECTS include verified retrofit technologies, verified idle reduction technologies, verified aerodynamic technologies, verified low rolling resistance tires, certified engine replacements and conversions, and certified vehicle or equipment replacement.

Eligible diesel vehicles, engines and equipment may include:
Marine engines on fishing and other vessels
Nonroad engines, equipment, or vehicles used in construction, handling of cargo (including at ports or airports), agriculture, mining, or energy production (including stationary generators and pumps)
School buses
Electrified parking spaces
Heavy duty highway vehicles, such as dump trucks, water trucks, fire trucks
Locomotive Engines

Top Benefits

  • No mandatory cost share requirement

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