Project Title & Description
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.