28 Apr '12, 11pm

"Green Cars" EPA offers support for clean diesel engines - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA, logo picture...

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA, logo pictured) is ready to back clean diesel engines – with a $20million grant for a number of projects aimed at reducing pollution from existing diesel fleets. The grants will be spread across buses; medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks; locomotives; non-road engines; cargo handling; mining or energy production; marine engines; and more. Among the areas the EPA will provide funding for are: - Up to 100 per cent of the cost of Verified Exhaust Control Technologies. - Up to 50 per cent of the cost of eligible engine upgrades. - The cost differential between eligible clean fuels and conventional diesel fuels. - Funding up to 100 per cent for idle reduction technologies on locomotives, truck stop electrification technologies and shore connection systems. - Up to 50 per cent of the cost of locomotive idle reduction technologies. - Up t...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2012/0...

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