The first opportunity to apply for funding from the new Diesel Mitigation Trust Fund (DMTF) opened 6/4/18, for replacement or repower of medium- and heavy-duty on-road and off-road vehicles. These include school, public transit and shuttle buses, trucks, switcher locomotives, tugboats and ferries, and cargo handling equipment in ports and airports.
A separate Request for Proposals will be issued in 2019 for siting charging and fueling stations for light duty Zero Emission Vehicles. Ohio EPA also expects to issue a separate Request for Proposals later in 2018 for a small demonstration project involving electric school buses.
Eligibility: School, public transit, and shuttle buses
Award: A total of $15 million is available for grant awards between $50,000 and $2 million.
Deadline: August 3
More Information: http://epa.ohio.gov/oee/#131365122-vw-mitigation-grants