Chuck Thomas, Manager (805) 645-1427
Stan Cowen, Air Quality Engineer, (805) 645-1408
On December 13, 2016, the Ventura County Air Pollution Control Board approved a new incentive program to buy back light duty vehicles in Ventura County. The program is scheduled to start in the spring of 2017 and owners of vehicles model year 1995 or old may qualify for $1,000 for their vehicle, subject to California program guidelines.
We have issued a Request for Proposals for a contractor to administer the program. The proposal must be submitted electronically prior to Thursday, January 12th at 5:00 p.m. to District Staff Program Coordinator, Stan Cowen at (805) 645-1408 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Notice and Request for Proposals (RFP) may be downloaded below. Contact Stan Cowen if you have questions regarding the RFP or if you need additional information. Answers to questions and comments received will be posted below.
The Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Carl Moyer Program) is an incentive program offered jointly by the California Air Resources Board and California’s local air districts that provides grants for cleaner-than-required engines and equipment to help improve air quality in California. The grants are administered by the local air districts. The program is named after the late Dr. Carl Moyer in recognition of his work in the air quality field and his efforts in bringing about this incentive program.
On November 8, 2016, the Ventura County Air Pollution Control Board approved 45 new Carl Moyer Program grants totaling $3,932,419. The grants help owners of heavy-duty diesel equipment upgrade to new lower-polluting equipment. 2016 was the 18th year the District administered this program. Information on the grants awarded to Ventura County businesses can found here: http://www.vcapcd.org/agendas.htm.
The District expects to start accepting new grant applications in the spring of 2017. Approximately $2 million will be available to fund projects in Ventura County in 2017. Eligible projects include the following:
Grant application forms for 2017 will be posted on this website in the spring of 2017. Last year’s application forms are available for download below for information only. Please call or email Tyler Harris, Air Quality Engineer, at (805) 645-1407; email@example.com, for additional information. Information is also available at these links:
The Clean Air Fund was created by a donation from the 3M Company. The Clean Air Fund Advisory Committee reviews all grant proposals and makes recommendations for funding to the Air Pollution Control Board. Approximately $120,000 is available for funding this year, and we are currently accepting proposals for projects that reduce air pollutant emissions. In the past , Clean Air Fund grants were used for the Electric Lawn Mower Trade-in Program, the Commercial Leaf Blower trade-in program, and Electric Vehicle Charging Station grants. Contact Stan Cowen at (805) 645-1408.
SCHOOL BUS GRANTS AWARDED
Contact Stan Cowen at (805) 645-1408 if you have any questions about the program.
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