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Administrative Archive

Grant Archives

Information regarding each round of funding is archived below. You can view a list of all applicants to the program, summaries of each awarded project and download award letters and other relevant documentation related to each round of funding.

Applications for the first round of funding under Connecticut's Diesel Emissions Mitigation Program were accepted between May 30, 2018 and July 31, 2018 for Eligible Mitigation Action Options 1-8. Both non-government and government entities were eligible to apply for funding. A total of $12.18 million was awarded to fund ten clean air projects in Connecticut.

Relevant Documents

Summary of all Applications Received for Round 1 (pdf)
Ranking Methodology for Round 1 (pdf)

Projects Awarded

Block Island Express

Amount Awarded: $971,720
Project Location: New London
Project Description: Replacement of four, MY 2003, EPA Tier 1 diesel propulsion engines on the M/V Cecilia Ann with EPA Tier 3 diesel propulsion engines and replacement of two, MY 2011, EPA Tier 1 auxiliary engines (generators) with EPA Tier 3 diesel equivalents.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

Bozzuto's Incorporated

Amount Awarded: $1,050,000
Project Location: Cheshire
Project Description: Replacement of 35, MY 1999, Class 8 diesel trucks (tractors) with 35, MY 2019, diesel equivalents.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

CT Department of Transportation

Amount Awarded:$4,901,169
Project Location: New Haven
Project Description:Replacement of 12, MY 2005, diesel transit buses with 12 full electric powered transit buses along with installation of associated charging infrastructure.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

Durham School Services, Stratford

Amount Awarded: $488,553
Project Location: Stratford
Project Description: Replacement of 23, MY 2005, diesel school buses with 23, MY 2019, diesel equivalents.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

Eder Brothers, Inc.

Amount Awarded: $157,500
Project Location: West Haven
Project Description: Replacement of seven, MY 2005-2007, Class 7 diesel delivery trucks with seven, MY 2020, diesel equivalents.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

First Student, Inc.

Amount Awarded: $1,674,023
Project Location: Ellington, CREC, Middlebury/Southbury
Project Description: Replacement of 29, MY 2006, diesel school buses with 29, MY 2019, diesel equivalents.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

H.I. Stone and Son

Amount Awarded: $303,200
Project Location: Southbury
Project Description: Replacement of seven, MY 1995-2006, Class 8 diesel trucks with seven, MY 2019, diesel equivalents.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

John DeGrand & Son, Inc.

Amount Awarded: $61,250
Project Location: West Haven
Project Description: Replace two, MY 2005-2007, Class 7 diesel delivery trucks with two, MY 2020, diesel equivalents.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

University of Connecticut

Amount Awarded: $1,378,000
Project Location: Stamford, Storrs
Project Description: Replacement of two, MY 2005, diesel shuttle buses with two full electric powered shuttle buses along with installation of associated charging infrastructure.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

USA Hauling & Recycling

Amount Awarded: $1,203,250
Project Location: Ansonia, Bridgeport, Bristol, Derby, East Hartford, East Haven, Enfield, Hartford, Meriden, Naugatuck, New Britain, New Haven, Plymouth, Torrington, Waterbury, West Haven
Project Description: Replacement of 17, MY 1999-2007, Class 8 diesel refuse trucks with 17 Class 8 CNG powered refuse trucks.
Related Documents: Awardee Letter

Administrative Documents

Trustee Document Archive

Wilmington Trust "the Trustee" maintains a webpage that contains current and historical infomation and reports concerning eligible mitigation actions in Connecticut. You can find complete funding request information including documentation from Connecticut and the Trustee, required semi-annual reports and estimates of remaining fund balance.

Other State Submittals to the Trustee

The following documents are other state submittals that are not available on the Trustee's website above. If you are looking for information regarding Connecticut's Beneficiary Mitigation Plan, please visit our VW Resources page.

Federal Agency Notice of Availability of Mitigation Action Funds - February 22, 2018 (pdf)
Pursuant to Section 4.2.8 of the State Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement, each Beneficiary under the trust was required to provide a copy of the State Environmental Mitigation Trust Agremeent to specific federal agencies and explain that the federal agencies could request eligible funds for use on Federal land in Connecticut.

Notice of Beneficiary Designation - January 29, 2018 (pdf)
This Notice of Beneficiary Designation certifies that Connecticut has been deemed a "Beneficiary" under the VW State Beneficiary Trust Agreement.

Connecticut Certification for Beneficiary Status (Appendix D-3) - September 19, 2017 (pdf)
This form was submitted to the Trustee identifying the lead agency and contact information for the lead agency.

 

 

Content Last Updated: September 23, 2019