Minnesota Pollution Control Agency opens up request for proposals for Clean Diesel grants; Minnesota-based fleets that have technologies including EPA/CARB-certified idle reduction, emission reduction are eligible

GRAIN VALLEY, Missouri , November 23, 2011 () – Truck owners in Minnesota have an opportunity to get emissions upgrades for their trucks paid in part by a state grant.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has opened up a request for proposals for its Clean Diesel grant opportunity. Minnesota-based fleets that operate “primarily or exclusively” in Minnesota are eligible, and preference will be given to fleets that operate in the Twin Cities seven-county region, a news release states.

Eligible technologies for the grant include EPA/CARB-certified idle reduction and emission reduction technologies, emission upgrades and reefer re-powers.

The program will dole out $350,000 in total.

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