The Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) hosted a webinar on July 21, 2021, at 10 a.m. Pacific, to give off-road industry stakeholders an update on the project. In addition, this webinar provided more information about other funding programs for off-road stakeholders. View the Webinar Recording: https://youtu.be/bzrA9Is9_Ok View the PowerPoint Presentation: https://bit.ly/36Une3w
Approximately $26 million in Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust funding is available to entities throughout California for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects. This category is intended to accelerate the replacement of older, higher polluting engines throughout the state of California, including but not limited to areas that are disproportionately impacted by air pollution, such as freight corridors, ports, and rail yards. The funding is now available statewide on a first-come first-served basis until funding is exhausted.
Learn more today: https://bit.ly/3hjs5QB
CARB is now accepting nominations from the public for the 2020-2021 Haagen-Smit Clean Air Awards! The award recognizes extraordinary individuals who have made significant contributions toward improving air quality in California. Submit your nomination before August 10, 2021!
Learn more today: https://bit.ly/3675xgN
Up to $34 million now available in California Grant Funding for Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects on behalf of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Program. Funding is available statewide (CA) on a first-come, first-served basis until September 22, 2021 or until funding is exhausted.
Learn more about this funding opportunity and determine your eligibility today: https://bit.ly/3vwCUUq
United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) deploys 53 all-electric transport refrigerated trailer units (TRUs) with help from CORE funding! The natural and organic food company anticipates that the all-electric units will save about 135,000 gallons of diesel fuel annually while lowering particulate-matter pollutant emissions and greenhouse-gas emissions. UNFI is one of the first wholesalers to employ the technology, taking action to improve global environmental issues.
Read more UNFI’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions here: https://bit.ly/3hmB6da
California Climate Investments (CCI) releases 2021 Annual Report! Another record year for CCI – $3.1 billion invested in more than 51,000 projects across California with 1 billion prioritizing underserved and low-income communities. These investments aim to improve public health, fire prevention, affordable housing, and energy efficiency, as well as significant reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases. Read more about how CCI is putting cap and trade dollars to work to improve quality of life for all Californians.
Click here for the full report: https://bit.ly/3xNhjt5