Clean Diesel Grant

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

More information will be posted here when the FY2022 funding becomes available.


Last Updated: 02/25/2022