Utah Clean Diesel Program

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The Division of Air Quality offers financial incentives to public and private fleet owners who scrap their older heavy-duty diesel vehicles or equipment and purchase new.

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Once you have compiled all the necessary documents (vehicle or equipment) the application takes about 30 minutes.


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Vehicles

  • On-Highway, Class 5-8 Diesel Vehicles, Engine Model Years 2009 and Older
  • School, Shuttle, and Transit Buses
  • Medium-Heavy-Duty or Heavy-Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks
Criteria for Vehicle Replacement

Vehicles must:

  • be within engine model years 2009 and older.
  • operate a minimum of 50% in the following counties: Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Duchesne, Salt Lake, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, and Weber
  • be fully operational and have a minimum of three years remaining in its useful life
  • travel a minimum of 7,000 miles annually (for the two years prior to upgrade)
  • be currently owned and operated by the participating fleet owner for two years prior to the upgrade
  • be permanently disabled within 90 days of placing the new vehicle into service
  • be replaced with vehicles/equipment that are within the same vehicle class or equipment horsepower and operate in the same function and areas as the vehicle being replaced

    Equipment

    • Nonroad Diesel Equipment
    • <50 – 751+ horsepower Nonroad Engines or Equipment, engine model years 1986+ -used in:
      • Construction;
      • Handling of Cargo (including at a port or airport);
      • Agriculture;
      • Mining; or
      • Energy Production (including stationary generators and pumps).
    Criteria for Equipment Replacement

    Equipment must:

    • be 51 horsepower or higher and engine model year 2006 or newer or 51-300 horsepower and engine model year 1996 or newer, or 301 horsepower or higher and engine model year 1986 and newer
    • Tier 0-Tier 3 and replaced with Tier 4
    • operate a minimum of 50% in the following counties: Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Duchesne, Salt Lake, Tooele, Uintah, Utah, and Weber
    • be fully operational and have a minimum of three years remaining in its useful life
    • operate a minimum of 500 hours annually (250 hours for agriculture equipment)
    • be permanently disabled within 90 days of placing the new vehicle into service
    • be replaced with equipment that is the same horsepower and operates in the same function and areas as the equipment being replaced

      Where is the funding coming from?

      Available Funding Source

      • FY17 EPA Targeted Air Shed Grant for Cache County (participating vehicles must operate a minimum of 50% in Cache County)
        • Project Type: Class 5-8 Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck Replacements
        • Funding Available: $1 million
      • FY17-18 EPA State Clean Diesel Program (includes VW Settlement, DERA category, funding)
        • Project Type: Diesel School Bus Replacements to All-Electric
        • Funding Available: $1.3 million
      • FY19-20 EPA State Clean Diesel Program
        • Project Type: Class 5-8 Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck Replacements
        • Funding Available: $700,000
        • Project Type: Nonroad Diesel Equipment Replacements
        • Funding Available: $400,000
      • FY18 EPA National Clean Diesel Program
        • Project Type: Class 5-8 Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck Replacements
        • Funding Available: $1 million
      • FY19 EPA National Clean Diesel Program
        • Project Type: Class 5-8 Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck Replacements
        • Funding Available: $1 million
        • Project Type: Nonroad Diesel Equipment Replacements
        • Funding Available: $1.3 million
      • FY20 EPA National Clean Diesel Program
        • Project Type: Class 5-8 Heavy-Duty Diesel Truck Replacements
        • Funding Available: $2.6 million

        Contact

        Lisa Burr (lburr@utah.gov): (801) 536-4019
        Courtney Ehrlich (cEhrlich@utah.gov): (385) 232-5157