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Project Title: ARRA ET-HARC/Cat 3500 Emissions Upgrade Kit

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Grant ID Number:2A - 83441801-0
EPA Region:EPA HQAAShip:OAR - Office of Air and Radiation
Division/Office:CISTD - Compliance and Innovative Strategies DivisionLab/Office:
Grant Program:
Recipient Name: Houston Advanced Research Center
City:Recipient Type:Not for Profit
State:TXCong District:08
Competition Status:
Award Date:09/03/2009Cum Award:$1,556,733
Project Start:08/01/2009Project End:10/31/2011
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ARRA ET-HARC/Cat 3500 Emissions Upgrade Kit
This assistance agreement provides funding under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 for the implementation of diesel emission reduction emerging technologies. This project will retrofit a marine vessel owned by Marquette Transportation Company (private), which operates between Baton Rouge/New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX. The two Caterpillar 3508 engines will be retrofitted with 3500 Marine Emissions Upgrade Group, Tier 1. The project will result in a reduction in emissions of criteria pollutants, and it is estimated to create/preserve 33 jobs in local skilled trade workers.

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Project Officer Michael Geller 202-343-9295
Grant Specialist ThuyT Nguyen 202-564-5312

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