Daily Archives: September 29, 2016

EPA 2016 School Bus Replacement Rebates Available

EPA’s National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) is now accepting applications for the 2016 School Bus Replacement and Retrofit Funding Opportunity.  This is a rebate program to replace and retrofit older school buses in both the public and private fleets.  The total funding for this opportunity is approximately $7 million. To learn more about the rebate program, applicant eligibility, and the selection process, please visit www2.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-rebates.

EPA will accept rebate applications until Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 4 pm EDT.  Applicants may request to replace up to ten buses per application and retrofit ten buses per application with a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst plus Closed Crankcase Ventilation system.  Fleets with 101 or more buses may submit two applications.  Applications may be downloaded from www2.epa.gov/cleandiesel/2016-school-bus-rebate-supporting-documents.  Completed applications should be emailed to CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov.

EPA will offer a webinar for interested applicants on Friday, October 7, 2016, at 1 pm EDT.  The webinar link is https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2323857777182198529 and the call-in number is 866-299-3188, access code 20 2343 9571.

Questions about the program should be sent to CleanDieselRebate@epa.gov.