Project Types Applicants will select from one of the following project types: Zero-Emission projects will have the option to keep their "old bus" and limit its usage as a back-up vehicle, or destroying, per program guidelines.
Even though Zero-Emission projects allow for fleet expansion and do not require a bus to be replaced, Applicants must select a bus currently in their fleet to be used for ranking purposes. The application process will be broken into two parts, A and B.
Should Part B demonstrate a project is ineligible, another project will be selected from the list. It will be the applicants responsibility to determine if renewable fuel is available in their area.
Applicants will need to identify and provide information about their baseline or "old bus" as part of each initial application. Zero-Emission battery electric or fuel cell Hybrid or Internal Combustion Engine diesel, compressed natural gas, propane using renewable fuel and meeting 0.
Year 2 Selection Information. Applicants may be awarded a maximum of three Zero-Emission projects per funding year. Part B of the application will be sent only to Applicants selected for funding after the initial ranking, based on the information provided in Part A.
A separate application Part A is required for each old bus. Project Selection Applications will be ranked first by the size of the air district they are in, then by age, and finally by mileage.
Each application will be evaluated separately and must include information about a unique "old bus" in your fleet. The Applicants will then be required to submit more detailed information about the new bus, provide an estimate for the new bus, and demonstrate renewable fuel availablity, if applicable.
Hybrid or Internal Combustion Engine school bus replacement projects are limited to one award per funding year. Chassis must be 20 years old or older to receive funding Gross Vehicle Weight Rating GVWR must be 14, pounds or greater Bus must have current CHP Certification Must be Applicant owned The new school bus will need to be the current model year available and meet one of the following conditions: Part A of the application will collect information about school district, the old bus, and desired new bus technology type.
Division of State Special Schools of the State Department of Education Private schools, private transportation companies and non-profit agencies will not be eligible to apply.Air Quality Index The AQI is a national index, so the values and colors used to show local air quality and the levels of health concern are the same everywhere in the United States.
Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk. AQI: Moderate (51 - ) Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people.
AirNow receives real-time air quality observations from over 2, monitoring stations and collects forecasts for more than cities. All data provided by AirNow API and AirNow Gateway are made possible by the efforts of more than local, state, tribal, provincial, and federal government agencies (Participating Agencies).
Air Pollution in the World: Real time Air Quality Index for more than 60 countries. Air Quality Index (AQI) Air Quality Communication Workshop San Salvador, El Salvador April•The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a simple, color-coded, unitless index that is an effective way to communicate air pollution concentrations to the general public.
North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District L Street Eureka, CA Office () Fax () Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am- 12pm, pm.Download