EPA Awards Wisconsin $295,320 Clean-Diesel Grant

September 28, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5’s Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative (MCDI) has awarded a $295,320 grant to for Wisconsin to use in its 2008 clean-diesel program.

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Ohio have also each received $295,320 under the program. Matching grants from these states total $1.2 million.

State projects include a variety of solutions aimed at reducing diesel emissions from engines already in use, such as retrofit technologies, idle-reduction, cleaner fuel use, engine upgrades, and vehicle or equipment replacement.

For more information, visit http://www.epa.gov/midwestcleandiesel/grants/mcdirfp08/html.