The Department of Environmental Protection and the Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation invite fleet managers, municipalities, school districts, incorporated nonprofit entities, and businesses to a March 22 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grant seminar in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County.
The seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, as DEP’s Northeast Regional Office, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre.
DEP will also hold AFIG seminars in other areas, including--
-- March 15: Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Seminar in Williamsport;
-- March 18: Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Seminar in Bellefonte; and
-- March 24: Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Seminar in Harrisburg.
Seminar attendees will hear how Pennsylvanians can move away from imported petroleum fuels to homegrown, clear-burning, and affordable alternatives which include natural gas, propane, biodiesel and electricity.
Industry experts will discuss the advantages of alternative fuels, vehicles and technologies. DEP staff will provide a review of the AFIG program eligibility and application requirements.
Funding is available under the AFIG program to help fund four project types: alternative fuel vehicle retrofit or purchase, alternative fuel refueling infrastructure, biofuel use, and innovative technology.
The free seminar is open to eligible applicants only. Seating is limited and the registration deadline is March 16.
Click Here to register for this workshop or by contacting Janet Warnick in DEP’s Northeast Regional Office of Pollution Prevention and Energy Assistance, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 570-826-2475.
For more information on the grant program, visit DEP’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Program webpage. The grant application deadline is April 29.