American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Environmental Programs Associated with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

Hide details for Air Quality Programs – Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA)Air Quality Programs – Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA)
Total Nationally: $300 million
        30 percent to states and 70 percent for competitive grants

      Total for MDEQ Air Quality Program: $1.73 million to retrofit diesel school buses in areas where ozone standards are of concern.

      $210 million nationally in Competitive National Grants to support to support Clean Diesel activities. The application closes April 28, 2009. For grants in the Southeast, EPA Region 4 will receive approximately $19 million dollars to use for eligible projects between $500,000 and $2,000,000. The competitive grant is open to regional, state, local, tribal or port agency with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality; and nonprofit organization or institution and should focus on Regional Priories as specified below:

              Regional Green Corridors

              State or regional agriculture irrigation pump/engine improvement programs

              Upgrading/retrofitting nonroad construction equipment

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      Total Nationally: $200 million

      Total for Mississippi: $3.3 million

        MDEQ has submitted a list of Underground Storage Tank Sites to EPA Region 4.

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