The U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of funds in Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 for the Discretionary Clean Fuels Grant Program, authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act:
For Users (SAFETEA-LU).
The Clean Fuels Grant Program makes funds available to assist non-attainment or maintenance areas in achieving or maintaining the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone or carbon monoxide (CO).
Additionally, the program supports emerging clean fuel and advanced propulsion technologies for transit buses and markets for those technologies.
The authorizing legislation allows for the Secretary of Transportation to make awards under this program at her discretion in non-attainment or maintenance areas for ozone or CO.
In FY 2008, $49,000,000 was available for the discretionary Clean Fuels Grant program; $20,247,000 of the available funding was earmarked to specific projects authorized in SAFETEA-LU.
The $28,753,000 of Clean Fuels Grant program funding that was unallocated in FY 2008 remains available for discretionary award.The Federal Transit Administration requests proposals that will ultimately result in awarding grants for eligible activities under the Clean Fuels Grant program.Please refer to eligibility criteria, application instructions and procedures outlined in the Federal Register Notice:
http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-1122 4. htm or http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-1122 4. pdf
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