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The San Diego Air Pollution Control District administers a number of state and local funding programs to reduce emissions from mobile sources.  These programs follow strict state guidelines for eligibility, cost-effectiveness an d selection and require strict accountability and transparency to ensure proper and effective use of public funds.

Click here to subscribe to APCD’s “Air Quality – Grants & Incentives” list serve to receive e-mail updates on upcoming funding opportunities and other information.

Contact us at (858) 586-2600 or cleanairgrants@sdapcd.org and one of our grants and incentives specialists can help you figure out how you may be able to get funding through one of our programs.

General Information
Carl Moyer Year 15 Projects Selected For Funding (Updated 11/6/13)
VIP Dealerships and Dismantlers
Proposition 1B GMERP Approved Dismantlers

Programs Accepting Applications

  • Carl Moyer Program (Year 17)

The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (District) has opened the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Grant Program (Carl Moyer Program). The purpose of the Carl Moyer Program is to obtain voluntary emission reductions from heavy-duty diesel engines through the use of incentive funding.  A total of approximately $3 million will be available for eligible heavy-duty diesel emission reduction projects.

Unlike past years, projects will not be funded on a first-come, first-served basis. This year the District will accept applications from Wednesday, June 24th  to Friday, July 24th, 2015. Projects will then be ranked according to their cost-effectiveness, and funded from most to least cost-effective until funds are exhausted.

We highly encourage applicants to submit applications online through the County’s online Citizen Access system - https://publicservices.sdcounty.ca.gov/citizenaccess/. Facsimile (fax) submittals will not be accepted. Staff at the District will be available to help applicants use the online application system by appointment during the application period. Please contact the District at (858) 586-2600 or cleanairgrants@sdapcd.org if you have questions about the program, have difficulty with the online application process, or have a project that does not fit into the online application categories.

Please read the Notice of Funding Availability for more information about the program and project eligibility criteria.

Notice of Funding Availability

Environmental Justice Map

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Online Applications

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  • Voucher Incentive Program (VIP)

The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (District) is currently accepting applications for projects requesting funds from the Voucher Incentive Program (VIP). The VIP provides a streamlined approach to reduce emissions for qualified on-road diesel trucks with Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of 14,001 pounds or higher. Vouchers are available to replace qualifying trucks with newer, lower-emission vehicles, or to install Verified Diesel Emission Control Strategies (VDECS or “retrofits”). Trucks with engine model year 2006 or older are eligible for this program. These VIP projects must be completed by no later than December 31, 2015. Applications are submitted through approved San Diego Air Pollution Control District VIP truck dealerships or retrofit installers.

Applications will be reviewed and approved on a first-come, first-served basis (based on the date of receipt by the District) until funds are exhausted. Vouchers for eligible truck replacement projects range from $5,000 to $45,000.  Up to $10,000 is available for qualified retrofit projects.

Funding is currently restricted to San Diego County based fleets of three or fewer trucks that have operated at least 75% each year in California in the past 24 months. Applicants are required to submit information showing current compliance with the Truck and Bus Regulation. If a submitted application is incomplete, illegible, or any documentation is missing or unclear, the District will reject the application immediately and return it to the applicant. Other voucher requirements are outlined in the Notice of Funding Availability and the Application Package. 

We highly encourage participating dealerships/installers to submit applications online through the County’s online Citizen Access system - https://publicservices.sdcounty.ca.gov/citizenaccess/ Dealerships/installers can also submit one original signed completed application and one copy via mail, delivery, or in person to:

San Diego County Air Pollution Control District
10124 Old Grove Road
San Diego, CA 92131
Attn: -Voucher Incentive Program

For more information about the program, contact us at cleanairgrants@sdapcd.org or 858.586.2600.

Notice of Funding Availability

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Voucher Incentive Program Application Package

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Voucher Incentive Program Inspection Form

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Voucher Incentive Program Approved Dealers, Retrofit Installers and Dismantlers

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Programs Not Currently Accepting Applications

  • Proposition 1B Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program (GMERP) – Heavy-Duty Trucks

The Proposition 1B Goods Movement Emission reduction Program (GMERP) is a partnership between the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and local agencies to quickly reduce air pollution emissions and health risk from freight movement along California’s trade corridors.  Projects funded under this Program must achieve early or extra emission reductions not otherwise required by law or regulation.  Eligible applications include owners of heavy-duty diesel trucks used in freight movement to upgrade to cleaner technologies.

Year 4

INELIGIBLE Engine Summary – GMERP Year 4 - MHD for Class 6 and Class 7 Trucks
INELIGIBLE Engine Summary -  GMERP Year 4 - HHD for Class 7 and Class 8 Trucks
Verification of Receipt of Vehicle(s)/Engine(s) to be Dismantled/ Destroyed Form
Frequently Asked Questions  
GMERP Preliminary Rank List – 1st solicitation - 2/27/2014
GMERP Preliminary Rank List – 2nd solicitation – 4/17/2014

Please note the following while reviewing the preliminary rank lists

  • Equipment projects listed on the preliminary ranked list are not guaranteed to receive Program funding. 
  • Selection for funding is contingent upon the availability of funding and the successful completion of CARB’s 2014 Proposition 1B compliance check.
  • All old trucks and engines on the rank list must continue to be registered with the DMV and kept in operation until the time that they are destroyed.
  • Old trucks and engines cannot be destroyed, and new trucks cannot be ordered or purchased, until directed by the District.

1st and 2nd Solicitation Update (Applications received August 26 - December 12) – 10/16/2014
All contracts have been fully executed and all contractors have ordered or purchased new equipment per the requirements in their contract with the District. All new equipment must be operational no later than December 31, 2014 unless the District has notified specific contractors of a different date.  For general questions regarding new equipment or the dismantling process, please refer to the GMERP FAQ document posted on our website, or contact staff directly.

  • Proposition 1B Goods Movement Emission Reduction Program (GMERP) – Commercial Harbor Craft

GMERP Preliminary Rank List – 2nd solicitation – 10/16/2014

Please note the following while reviewing the preliminary rank lists

    • Equipment projects listed on the preliminary ranked list are not guaranteed to receive Program funding. 
    • Selection for funding is contingent upon the availability of funding.
    • All old equipment and engines on the rank list must continue to be kept in operation until the time that they are destroyed.
    • Old engines cannot be destroyed, and new equipment cannot be ordered or purchased, until directed by the District.

2nd Solicitation Update (Applications received April 1- May 30) – 10/16/2014
All applicants have been approved by the Air Pollution Control Board for funding and will be receiving contracts in October/November 2014. All new equipment must be operational no later than December 31, 2015 unless the District has notified specific contractors of a different date. 


 

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