CLEAN LAWNMOWER INCENTIVE PROGRAM (CLIP)
Applicants must meet specific eligibility requirements:
Other requirements may apply and supporting evidence is required. Please see the Program Materials below for complete details.
Drive Clean! Miles Logged (as of June 2020)
Only first three years of vehicle mileage counted.
Total Emissions Reduced based on miles logged
*Only 50% of PZEV miles assumed to be emissions free
Source: US EPA, "Average Annual Emissions Fuel Consumption for gasoline-Fueled Passenger Cars and Light Trucks", Oct 2008
On July 17, 2007, the Board of Directors approved the woodstove replacement incentive program (Chimney Smoke RIP), to encourage homeowners to permanently remove or replace older non-EPA certified wood stoves or eligible fireplaces with cleaner burning devices to improve winter air quality through reduction of particulate matter (PM) emissions caused by inefficient residential wood combustion.
The current funding levels are:
*Tahoe Applicants: The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has provided funds for an additional $300 for $800 and $899.99 for replacements within their jurisdiction (i.e., from Echo Summit eastward in El Dorado County).
Finally, AQMD will pay for the cost of the associated basic
Building Permit (if required).
Reimbursement checks will be issued directly to the approved applicants, until funding is depleted.
(530) 621-7501 to get started. We can take your application over the phone and get you scheduled for a pre-approval inspection.
PLACER AND AMADOR COUNTY RESIDENTS! EDCAQMD is administering a similar woodstove program on behalf of the Placer Air Pollution Control District and Amador Air District. Requirements are slightly different than those listed above. Contact us today to find out more! (530) 621-7571.
Total Number of Change-outs* (as of May 2020):
*El Dorado County residences only.
Total Annual Emissions Reduced by RIP**:
AQMD is pleased to announce the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) installation to support electric vehicle (EV) use in El Dorado County. Approximately $300,000 is available for "charging station" projects in this round at up to $5,000 per charger (i.e., per individual EV connection). Matching funds must be provided in the form of grantee-provided electricity, designation of parking spaces, and availability to the public. Eligible applicants in El Dorado County only include: retail business operators, owners, and retail commercial property owners, cities, special districts, other political subdivisions and jurisdictions joined together by joint power authorities (JPA)s or memorandum of understanding (MOU)s, and non-profit organizations. Applications are being accepted until
Friday, June 26, 2020 at 4 PM. Click on the RFP link below for grant guidelines and requirements. Please contact AQMD at (530) 621-7501 for more information.
The California Legislature allocated $135 million statewide through Assembly Bills 134 and 109 to "reduce agricultural sector emissions by providing grants, rebates, and other financial incentives for agricultural harvesting equipment, heavy-duty trucks, agricultural pump engines, tractors and other equipment used in agricultural operations." As a smaller district, El Dorado County is part of the Shared Allocation Pool of $4.8 million of FARMER funding administered by Placer County Air Pollution Control District. Eligible projects include:
Carl Moyer Program eligible projects engaged in agricultural operations, such as:
Financial Assistance for diesel vehicles needing to comply with Air Resources Board (ARB) Truck and Bus Regulations
The Ombudsman of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) is reaching out to small business development centers, economic development agencies, utility business representatives and others that may regularly interface with small business owners or those who hire or serve them. This is the first in a new effort to provide you with information on resources that may be useful to your customers. Attached to this email is a table identifying potential funding sources for owners of diesel vehicles operating at least 51% of the time in California who already should have complied or will need to comply with ARB’s truck regulations. Supportive background information on the regulation is also attached.
How to Use the “ARB Funding Programs: Vehicles and Equipment” Table
Related resources for your customers: For assistance, you may also refer your customers directly to ARB’s 866-6DIESEL (866-634-3735) hotline or Truck Stop website http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/truckstop/tb/truckbus.htm).
ARB Funding Programs: Vehicles and Equipment
On Road Diesel Truck and Bus Regulation - Summary and status
Truck and Bus Regulation - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
ARB’s Office of the Ombudsman provides regulatory compliance assistance to small businesses across California. Please go to their website or contact them directly for additional information to support you or your customers.
Financial Assistance For Mandated Upgrades To Gas Dispensing Facilities New funding (AB 96) is available for EVR Phase II upgrades through the State Water Resources Control Board RUST Program. There have been some changes to the requirements for both the new funding and the regular yearly allocation. If a station does not qualify for the AB 96 funding, it may still qualify for the regular yearly funding.
Heavy-Duty Low Emission Vehicle Incentive Programs
El Dorado County residents and businesses are encouraged to submit proposals for projects that reduce of air pollution from heavy-duty diesel vehicles that meet the Carl Moyer guidelines to EDC AQMD. Project proposals are accepted, evaluated and awarded on an ongoing basis.
El Dorado County residents and businesses are also encouraged to submit proposals for projects that reduce of air pollution from heavy-duty diesel vehicles that meet the Sacramento Emergency Clean Air & Transportation (SECAT) guidelines to Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (SMAQMD). SMAQMD manages SECAT grants for several air districts, including El Dorado County AQMD, which are located within Sacramento Federal Ozone Non-Attainment Area (SFNA). Project proposals are accepted, evaluated and awarded on an ongoing basis.
SMAQMD: Heavy-Duty Vehicle Incentive Program Web Site
The Volkswagen (VW) Mitigation Trust was established to fully mitigate the diesel NOx emissions caused by VW’s illegal actions. The mitigation plan for California includes a variety of grant categories available to replace diesel vehicles registered throughout the state of California.
California’s Mitigation Trust funding will be offered statewide and will be allocated across the five categories listed below. The categories and allocation amounts were approved by CARB through the adoption of the Beneficiary Mitigation Plan on May 25, 2018, which was developed with public input and are based on technology availability, the market demand as demonstrated by other funding programs, and the ability of the project funding categories to fully mitigate the excess NOx caused by the subject VW diesel vehicles.
Zero-Emission Transit, School, and Shuttle Buses
Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects
Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks
Light-Duty Zero-Emission Infrastructure, Hydrogen
Light-Duty Zero-Emission Infrastructure, Electric
Information on the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust can be found at: https://www.californiavwtrust.org/
The El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the AB 2766 Motor Vehicle Emissions Reduction Grants 2020-21 funding. This competitive funding is available for projects that provide significant motor vehicle emission reductions at the lowest cost per ton of emissions reduced. Approximately $700,000 is anticipated to be available for projects. Matching funds must be at least 20% of requested and awarded funding or at least 16.66% of total project budget identified in application. The grant is competitive, based primarily on cost-effectiveness ($/ton emissions reduced) and Board preference. DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 2nd, 2019 at 5PM.
Financial Assistance For Replacement of Qualifying Public Diesel School BusesFunding of up to $400,000 to replace engine year 1993 and older diesel public school buses using AB 923 funds. Carl Moyer eligible buses are not required to meet the 1993 engine year requirement.
Air Quality Management District
330 Fair Lane
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 295-2774 - Fax
Thank you for working with us to improve air quality