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Project Title: Waller ISD School District Retrofit 35 School Buses

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Grant ID Number:SB - 96666401-1
EPA Region:EPA R6AAShip:R06 - Region 6
Division/Office:Multimedia Planning and Permitting Division (6PD)Lab/Office:
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: Houston-Galveston Area Council
City:Recipient Type:Special District
State:TXCong District:02,07,08,0
Competition Status:
Award Date:11/09/2010Cum Award:$200,000
Project Start:09/01/2008Project End:04/30/2011
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Waller ISD School District Retrofit 35 School Buses
This cooperative agreement is to provide assistance to the Houston-Galveston Area Council - to retrofit forty-seven (47) school buses with EPA-certified diesel particular filters (DPFs) and closed crankcase ventilation (CCV) systems, bringing them up to the 2007 federal emissions' standards. The retrofits will occur on school buses that are part of Waller Independent School District. Implementation of this project will help reduce children's harmful exposure to particulate matter and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and air toxics, and improve overall regional air quality within the 8-county Houston-Galveston-Brazoria (HGB) ozone non-attainment area, which includes Waller County. The results of the project will be reduction of emissions of a variety of air toxins. Among these benzene, formaldehyde, and 1,3-butadiene, which are known carcinogens.

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Project Officer Terrie Wright 214-665-8453
Grant Specialist Jeraldine Englerth 214-665-7402

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