Grant: $1,730,000 - Environmental Protection Agency - Apr. 9, 2009
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Award Description: DEQ was awarded a State Clean Diesel Program Grant to fund an emissions control retrofit project targeting municipal diesel vehicles from Lane and Washington counties and the cities of Lake Oswego and Milwaukie; Portland-area Trimet transit buses; and publicly owned school buses in the Beaverton and Klamath County school districts. The general purpose of this grant is to reduce diesel emissions and improve air quality.
Project Description: Q1: DEQ is currently developing grant agreements with the seven subrecipients identified in the award description and anticipate the agreements will be completed by the end of October 2009. DEQ has completed work on a cooperative procurement, which will allow the municipalities to retrofit diesel vehicles in their fleets with emission control devices.
Jobs Summary: To date, ARRA funds allowed the prime recipient to retain .70 FTE at DEQ: .38 Clean Diesel Grant Administrator and .32 Clean Diesel Project Officer. Over the course of the entire project, we estimate ARRA funds will preserve 1.693 FTE: 1 Clean Diesel Grant Administrator and .693 Clean Diesel Project Officer. Jobs reported by subrecipients, Vendors: In future, we anticipate these projects will create approximately 6 vehicle emission control installation jobs and additional jobs in emission control manufacturing. (Total jobs reported: 1)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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