Through a grant agreement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources -- Air Pollution Control Division, OCSS awarded $525,650 in grant agreements with 8 school districts and 2 private businesses in southwest Missouri. These projects serve as part of the Clean Up Missouri Project and the Breathe Easy Missouri Project for the National Clean Diesel Grant Program. Project funding was authorized by the United States Congress under the Diesel Emission Reduction Act and is administered through Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grant programs.
The following organizations have received funding under the Clean Up and Breathe Easy Projects to install emission control technology, idle reduction technology, and/or conduct early vehicle replacement. All entities will undergo a competitive bidding process, and will be taking bids for emission control and idle reduction technology at designated times between November 2011 and January 2012. Bids for early vehicle replacements will be initiated between November 2011 and March 2012. All emission control and idle reduction technologies must be either EPA or CARB certified and all new vehicles must meet the EPA's 2010 emission standards.
If interested in bidding on these projects, you may reach the following organizations via the contact information below. In addition, if you have questions about the Clean Diesel Projects in southwest Missouri, please feel free to contact our office.
|Early School Bus Replacement||1||Dallas County School District||Dianna Cowden||417.345.2899|
|Early School Bus Replacement||3||Joplin School District||Mike Johnson||417.625.5300|
|Diesel Oxidation Catalyst & Fuel-Operated Heaters||3/7||Kirbyville School District||Carless Osbourn||417.337.8913|
|Diesel Oxidation Catalyst & Fuel-Operated Heaters||41/41||Lebanon School District||Max Starnes||417.532.9371|
|Early School Bus Replacement||1||Logan-Rogersville School District||Shawn Randles||417.753.2891|
|Early School Bus Replacement||1||Southwest School District||Bob Walker||417.826.5410|
|Diesel Oxidation Catalyst & Fuel-Operated Heaters||24/32||West Plains School District||Robert Pekarek||417.256.7525|
|Early School Bus Replacement & Fuel-Operated Heaters||1/7||Willard School District||Forrest Owens||417.742.2506|
|Diesel Oxidation Catalysts & Closed Crankcase Ventilation||20/20||APAC||Dave Hruska||913.238.4202|
|Early Equipment Replacement||1||CMC Recycling||Bob McCarty||417.862.0548|