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EPA Awards Over $1.4 Million to Reduce Diesel Emissions to the Port of Houston Authority

Release Date: 07/15/2010
Contact Information: Dave Bary at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(Dallas, Texas – July 15, 2010) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1,487,909 to reduce diesel emissions to the Port of Houston Authority. The funds will improve air quality in the Houston area by reducing emissions from in-use diesel engines. The project will replace fuel switching on 21 ocean-going vessels to a lower sulfur fuel.

Additional information on EPA grants: http://www.epa.gov/region6/gandf/index.htm

More about activities in EPA Region 6: http://www.epa.gov/region6

EPA audio file is available at: http://www.epa.gov/region6/6xa/podcast/jul2010.html


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