8.1.5 Programs Offering Funding for Diesel Reduction

Proposed Super Pollutants Act (2019)

Would reduce short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) in the atmosphere by enabling federal agencies to set up a taskforce with businesses and non-profits to speed the adoption of SLCP-reducing technologies and policies.

LIHEAP

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, among other financial assistance, funds woodstove replacement for low-income households.

California TRAC Leases

Encourages business owners to upgrade their diesel trucks for early compliance with on-road diesel vehicle regulations.

NY/NJ Port Authority Truck Replacement Program

A grant program to help truck owners finance the purchase of 2013-or-newer engines, up to $25,000 apiece, for trucks that service the port frequently and currently have 1996 through 2003 model year engines.

EPA’s SmartWay program

EPA’s voluntary SmartWay program is a partnership between the Agency, shippers, freight carriers, and freight logistics companies to benchmark and track CO2 emissions and disseminate information on fuel-saving technologies.