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Trucking - FUNDING thru CARL MOYER PROGRAM

Carl Moyer truck funding for emissions retrofit for APUs, and othe idling equipment.

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The Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program provides incentive grants for cleaner-than-required engines, equipment and other sources of pollution providing early or extra emission reductions.

The Carl Moyer Program provides monetary grants to private companies and public agencies to clean up their heavy-duty engines beyond that required by law through retrofitting, repowering or replacing their engines with newer and cleaner ones

The Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program provides incentive funds for the incremental cost of cleaner than required engines and equipment. Eligible projects include cleaner on-road, off-road, marine, locomotive and stationary agricultural pump engines, as well as forklifts, airport ground support equipment, and auxiliary power units. The program achieves near-term reductions in emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx), particulate matter (PM), and reactive organic gas (ROG) which are necessary for California to meet its clean air commitments under the State Implementation Plan. In addition, local air districts use these emission reductions to meet commitments in their transportation conformity plans, thus preventing the loss of federal funding for local areas throughout California. In addition particulate matter (PM), a component of diesel exhaust, has been identified as a toxic air contaminant by the Air Resources Board.

The Air Resources Board sets the minimum requirements for the Carl Moyer Program, while local air districts implement the program on the ground by soliciting funding applications, selecting projects and entering in to contracts to fund new engines, vehicles, and Equipment. Most air districts have specific periods during the year when Carl Moyer Program funding is available.

What Types of Projects Qualify for Carl Moyer Grants?

Projects that reduce emissions from heavy-duty on and off-road equipment qualify. This includes trucks over 14,000 gross vehicle weight, off-road equipment such as construction and farm equipment, marine vessels and locomotives, stationary agricultural equipment, forklifts, light-duty and other agricultural sources and airport ground support equipment.

How Can I Apply for a Carl Moyer Grant?

These grants are issued locally by air pollution control districts and air quality management districts. Contact your local air district for an application and selection timeline.

Multi-District Grants

The Air Resources Board administers 10% of funds for multidistrict projects that are of statewide priority.

http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/moyer/moyer.htm

If you cannot locate your local air district above, please call the Air Resources Board at (800) 242-4450. After hours, please call (800) END-SMOG. If you cannot locate your local air district, please call the Air Resources Board at (800) 242-4450. After hours, please call (800) END-SMOG.

Who Can I Contact for Information About the Carl Moyer Program? The Air Resources Board at (916) 323-6169 or your local air district contact. LOCAL AIR DISTRICT LIST

California Local and County Air Districts

Air District Map for RULES

SCAQMD RULES

If you have any questions, you may contact Ms. Judy Espinoza - (909) 396-2301 at the South Coast Air Quality Management District or you may contact Ms. Sally Rump - (916) 327-5603 at the California Air Resources Board.
Amador County APCD

Jim Harris

(209) 257-0112

jharris@amadorapcd.org
Antelope Valley APCD

Bret Banks

(661) 723-8070

bbanks@avaqmd.ca.gov
Bay Area AQMD

Joe Steinberger

(415) 749-5018

jsteinberger@baaqmd.gov
Butte County AQMD

Gail Williams

(530) 891-2882

gwilliams@bcaqmd.org
Calaveras County APCD

Lakhmir Grewal

(209) 754-6504

lgrewal@co.calaveras.ca.us
Colusa County APCD

Charles Price

(530) 458-0590

cprice@countyofcolusa.org
Feather River AQMD

Sondra Andersson

(530) 634-7659
ext. 210

sandersson@fraqmd.org
Glenn County APCD

Ian Ledbetter

(530) 934-6500

iledbetter@countyofglenn.net
Great Basin Unified APCD

Theodore Schade

(760) 872-8211

tedschade@yahoo.com
Imperial County APCD

Matt Dessert

(760) 482-4606

mattdessert@imperialcounty.net
Kern Eastern (DESERT)

David Jones

(661) 862-5250

kcapcd@co.kern.ca.us
Lake County AQMD

Robert Reynolds

(707) 263-7000

bobr@pacific.net
Lassen County AQMD

Ken Smith

(530) 251-8110

lassenag@frontiernet.net
Mariposa County APCD

Dr. Charles Mosher

(209) 966-3689

air@mariposacounty.org
Mendocino

Chris Brown

(707) 463-4354

browncd@co.mendocino.ca.us
Modoc County APCD

Kate Haas

(530)233-6419

apcd@modoccounty.us
Mojave Desert AQMD

Roseana
Novarro-Brasington

(760) 245-1661
ext. 5706

rnbrasington@mdaqmd.ca.gov
Monterey Bay Unified APCD

David Fairchild

(831) 647-9418
ext. 234

dfair@mbuapcd.org
North Coast Unified AQMD

Jason Davis

(707) 443-3093
ext. 114

jason@ncuaqmd.org
Northern Sierra AQMD

Ryan Murano

(530) 550-7872

ryan@myairdistrict.com
Northern Sonoma County APCD

Randell Woodward

(707) 433-5911

nsc@sonic.net
Sacramento Metropolitan AQMD

Michael Neuenburg

(916) 874-1676

mneuenburg@airquality.org
San Diego County APCD

Chuck Spagnola

(858) 586-2643

Chuck.Spagnola@sdcounty.ca.gov
San Joaquin Valley APCD

Kevin McCaffery

(559) 230-5800

kevin.mccaffery@valleyair.org
San Luis Obispo County APCD

Andy Mutziger

(805) 781-5912

amutziger@co.slo.ca.us
Santa Barbara County APCD

Anthony Fournier

(805) 961-8874

fourniera@sbcapcd.org
Shasta County AQMD

Ross Bell

(530) 225-5674

rebell@co.shasta.ca.us
Siskiyou County APCD

Scott Dunn

(530) 841-4030

sdunn@co.siskiyou.ca.us
South Coast AQMD

Connie Day

(909) 396-3055

CDay@aqmd.gov
Tehama County APCD

Joe Sunday

(530) 527-3717

jsunday@tehcoapcd.net
Tuolumne County APCD

Bill Sandman

(209) 533-5693

bsandman@co.tuolumne.ca.us
Ventura County APCD

Chris Frank

(805) 645-1409

chrisf@vcapcd.org
Yolo-Solono AQMD

Michael Neuenburg

(916) 874-1676

mneuenburg@airquality.org
Updated August 17, 2007.



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