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Carl Moyer Program (Heavy-Duty Engines)

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
NEW! In light of COVID-19 and South Coast AQMD’s commitment to protect the public health, the 2020 Carl Moyer Program workshops were canceled.  In lieu of public workshops, South Coast AQMD webcasts for eligible project categories are now available for viewing and have been posted.  Please click here to view webcasts!

NEW! The Deadline to Submit Applications for the Carl Moyer Program Has Been Extended to Tuesday, August 4, 2020 by 1:00 PM

NEW!
South Coast AQMD is Currently Soliciting Eligible Projects for the
Carl Moyer Program (CMP)
Under Program Announcement (PA) #2020-04 (PDF, 3.5MB)

South Coast AQMD Encourages Applicants to Apply Online Using the
Carl Moyer Online Application Program.  To Apply Online, Please Click Here.

To Submit Paper Applications for the Carl Moyer Program, Please Click Here.

NEW! For Additional Information on the Carl Moyer Program, Including Details on Funding Categories and More,
Please Click Here.

Introduction:
The purpose of the CMP is to obtain emission reductions of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Particulate Matter (PM10) and Reactive Organic Gases (ROG) from heavy-duty vehicles and other equipment operating in California as early and as cost-effectively as possible. The CMP provides financial incentives to assist in the purchase of cleaner-than-required engine and equipment technologies to achieve emission reductions that are real, surplus, quantifiable and enforceable. 

CMP funding is provided via two legislative bills, SB 1107 and AB 923.  SB 1107 provides approximately $61 million per year in statewide funding, and AB 923 permits air districts in designated non-attainment areas to collect an additional two dollars in vehicle registration fees to expend on programs to reduce emissions from vehicular sources and off-road equipment. A resolution approving such fees was adopted by the South Coast AQMD Board on December 3, 2004. 

The Carl Moyer Program fills a critical niche in California’s strategy to achieve clean air.  In the past 21 years, the CMP has provided $468 million in funding which has resulted in approximately 8,601 tons per year of NOx and over 249 tons per year of PM emission reductions throughout South Coast AQMD.

What's New
AB 1274 (O’Donnell) was signed by the Governor in October 2017 and resulted in the postponement of smog checks on new vehicles from Years 6 to 8, starting on January 1, 2019.  A fee of $25 per year the vehicle is exempted from smog check will be charged by DMV, and the revenues from the fee will be directed to the CMP.  As a result of AB 1274, the funding for this year’s CMP to be administered by the South Coast AQMD was increased by about $4.3 million. 

The South Cost AQMD expects to receive additional funds for this year’s Carl Moyer Program, which may include funds in support of the Community Air Protection Program (CAPP) and Funding Agricultural Replacement Measures for Emission Reductions (FARMER) Program.

Each project will be evaluated in accordance with the latest version of the Funding Guidelines for Agencies that Administer California Climate Investments established by the California Air Resources Board, including the CalEnviroScreen tool, to identify those projects that are located within a disadvantaged and/or low-income community.  To see if a particular community is within a disadvantaged or low income community, please visit:
https://www.arb.ca.gov/cc/capandtrade/auctionproceeds/communityinvestments.htmLink to external website. 

Funding Categories:
Below are the specific project categories identified for funding under the South Coast AQMD 2020 CMP solicitation: 

For additional information on the Carl Moyer Program, please click here.

Useful Links and Resources:
  • Links to CARB Rules that Affect CMP Eligibility (Please check the appropriate website for applicable CARB regulations and compliance dates):
CARB Rules
Website:
On-Road Private
http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/onrdiesel/onrdiesel.htm Link to external website. 
Public/Utility Fleets
http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/publicfleets/publicfleets.htm Link to external website. 
In-Use Off-Road (CI)
http://www.arb.ca.gov/msprog/ordiesel/ordiesel.htm Link to external website. 
Harbor Craft
http://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/marinevess/harborcraft.htm Link to external website. 
Cargo Handling Equipment
http://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/cargo/cargo.htm Link to external website. 
Shore Power
http://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/shorepower/shorepower.htm Link to external website. 

Staff Contacts:

Project Category

Staff Contact

Phone Number

Email

On-Road Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Tom Lee

(909) 396-2270

tlee@aqmd.gov

Off-Road Equipment

Walter Shen
Alyssa Yan

(909) 396-2487
(909) 396-2024

wshen@aqmd.gov
ayan@aqmd.gov

Cargo Handling Equipment Electrification

Greg Ushijima

(909) 396-3301

gushijima@aqmd.gov

Marine Vessels

Nick Volpone

(909) 396-2636

nvolpone@aqmd.gov

Shore Power

Greg Ushijima

(909) 396-3301

gushijima@aqmd.gov

Locomotives

Greg Ushijima
Walter Shen

(909) 396-3301
(909) 396-2487

gushijima@aqmd.gov
wshen@aqmd.gov

Infrastructure Yuh Jiun Tan
(909) 396-2463
ytan@aqmd.gov


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