The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the upcoming availability of about $44 million in national grants provided by the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA).
The EPA said on Monday that the application process will open on Dec. 9.
Approximately 40 to 60 awards are expected to be made to eligible applicants.
The DERA grants help support projects that reduce emissions from older diesel engines, including school buses.
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