Clean Diesel Grant

Questions may be addressed to Keith Hinnenkamp at 701-328-5196 (KHinnenk@nd.gov).

The NDDEQ is again accepting applications for project funding from the Clean Diesel Grant. During this year of the project, the NDDEQ may issue up to $393,000 in funding for the replacement of eligible vehicles. The application and additional guidance is available below and provides more information on the application process.

  • 2022 Clean Diesel Grant Application Form (.docx)
  • All applications must be received by the NDDEQ by 5:00 p.m. CT on November 18, 2022 to be considered.

    Applications must be submitted to the NDDEQ at

    North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality
    Air Quality Division
    4201 Normandy Street
    Bismarck, ND 58503-1324

    Or via email: airquality@nd.gov

    The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality, through the US Environmental Protection Agency, reviews grant applications and awards funds for the replacement of old diesel-powered school buses and trucks with new cleaner diesel-powered vehicles. The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) of the Energy Policy Act of 2010 allocates funds to states to implement projects that reduce diesel emissions. These replacements are being conducted utilizing North Dakota’s annual DERA funding.


    The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality, through the US Environmental Protection Agency, issued $290,575 in awards to the following recipients for the replacement of old diesel-powered school buses and trucks with new cleaner diesel-powered vehicles. These replacements are being conducted utilizing North Dakota’s FY2021 DERA funding.

    Award Recipients FY2021

    • Nesson Public School — $24,000
    • Bismarck Public Schools — $31,781
    • Surrey Public School — $25,187
    • Maddock Public School — $32,306
    • City of Fargo — $154,829
    • TGU School District — $22,472

    Last Updated: 02/25/2022