EPA awards $1.4 million to National Biodiesel Foundation

By Erin Voegele | October 23, 2020

The U.S. EPA on Oct. 20 announced it is awarding $1.4 million to the National Biodiesel Foundation to support its efforts to reduce diesel emissions and exposure in the Washington, D.C., area by replacing municipal vehicles with new biodiesel-powered units.

According to the EPA, the NBF’s project will significantly reduce emissions of diesel particulate matter and other pollutants, such as nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons.

The $1.4 million granted to the NBF is part of $5.5 million in clean diesel funding the EPA awarded to Mid-Atlantic Region organizations to support their clean diesel programs and projects to reduce emissions. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association Inc. was awarded $1.7 million for a workboat engine and drayage truck replacement program, while the Virginia Port Authority was awarded $2.4 million for a hybrid shuttle carrier replacement project.

Additional information is available on the EPA website

 

 
 
Array ( [REDIRECT_REDIRECT_STATUS] => 200 [REDIRECT_STATUS] => 200 [HTTP_USER_AGENT] => CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) [HTTP_ACCEPT] => text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8 [HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE] => en-US,en;q=0.5 [HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING] => br,gzip [HTTP_HOST] => biodieselmagazine.com [HTTP_CONNECTION] => Keep-Alive [PATH] => /sbin:/usr/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin [SERVER_SIGNATURE] =>
Apache/2.2.15 (CentOS) Server at biodieselmagazine.com Port 80
[SERVER_SOFTWARE] => Apache/2.2.15 (CentOS) [SERVER_NAME] => biodieselmagazine.com [SERVER_ADDR] => 10.0.0.4 [SERVER_PORT] => 80 [REMOTE_ADDR] => 34.200.252.156 [DOCUMENT_ROOT] => /datadrive/websites/biodieselmagazine.com [SERVER_ADMIN] => webmaster@dummy-host.example.com [SCRIPT_FILENAME] => /datadrive/websites/biodieselmagazine.com/app/webroot/index.php [REMOTE_PORT] => 49080 [REDIRECT_QUERY_STRING] => url=articles/2517223/epa-awards-1-4-million-to-national-biodiesel-foundation [REDIRECT_URL] => /app/webroot/articles/2517223/epa-awards-1-4-million-to-national-biodiesel-foundation [GATEWAY_INTERFACE] => CGI/1.1 [SERVER_PROTOCOL] => HTTP/1.1 [REQUEST_METHOD] => GET [QUERY_STRING] => url=articles/2517223/epa-awards-1-4-million-to-national-biodiesel-foundation [REQUEST_URI] => /articles/2517223/epa-awards-1-4-million-to-national-biodiesel-foundation [SCRIPT_NAME] => /app/webroot/index.php [PHP_SELF] => /app/webroot/index.php [REQUEST_TIME_FLOAT] => 1606362580.868 [REQUEST_TIME] => 1606362580 )