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MPCA offers $3.7 million in grant funding for diesel on-road trucks and transit buses  - Apply by July 9, 2019

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is offering $3.7 million in grant funds to replace heavy duty diesel trucks and transit buses (class 4-8) in Minnesota. The grants are aimed at dramatically reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) pollution.

How much funding is available? Up to 25% or $40,000 (whichever is less) per replacement

Who can apply? Any diesel truck owner, private fleet owners, and nonprofit organizations

What is eligible?

  • Class 4-8 diesel trucks and transit buses, including      short-haul delivery trucks, refuse haulers, cement trucks, box trucks, and      drayage trucks (No long-haul trucks or school buses)
  • The old vehicle must be diesel (1992-2009)
  • New replacement vehicles may be diesel or an      alternative fuel such as propane, natural gas, hybrid, or electric (not    gasoline) 

How do I apply?

Where can I get more information?

  • A Webinar reviewing the RFP and application forms   will be given May 16, 1-2:30 PM. A future email will give the link or see      the web page. The webinar will be recorded and posted online.
  • Questions must be sent by email to:,      all questions will be answered and posted on this Web page under the      Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) tab.