Diesel Emission Reduction Act

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has awarded a subgrant to the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission (SEMO RPC) to fund Clean Diesel Grant Projects in the Southeast Missouri area through the use of a Request for Proposals (RFP). Owners and operators of diesel vehicles or equipment stationed in the following counties will be eligible to apply for the funding: Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Iron, Madison, Perry, St. Francois, and Ste. Genevieve.

Previous Projects Funded:

The Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission held the lottery for the SEMO RPC 2010 Missouri State Clean Diesel Project on February 15, 2011. As a result of that lottery the Regional Planning Commission will be funding the following projects:

  • Purchase and Installation of 9 Auxiliary Power Units to be installed into privately owned over-the-road trucks,
  • Purchase and Installation of 17 Fuel Opperated Heaters to be installed into school busses, and
  • Purchase of biodiesel fuel meeting stringent company specifications.

Bidders interested in additional information on either or both of these projects should contact David Grimes at (573) 547-8357 ext 306 or dgrimes@semorpc.org.


The Current Grant Round is Now CLOSED
(Documents below are for reference only).

This RFP is open to both public and private fleets. The deadline for applications to be received by SEMO RPC is December 16, 2011.

Bidder Information

Summary of Programs

Request for Bids

2011-12 RFP for Retrofits, Repowers, and Alternative Fuels - PDF | Word

2011-12 RFP for Vehicle Replacement - PDF | Word

For more information please contact David Grimes at (573) 547-8357 ext 306 or dgrimes@semorpc.org.