Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program Opportunity Notice
[30 Pa.B. 4059]
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau of Air Quality announces Cycle 8 of a program to promote and expand the use of alternative transportation fuels and fuel systems such as compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquid propane gas (LPG), ethanol (E85), methanol (M85), hydrogen, hythane, electricity, coal-derived liquid fuels and fuels derived from biological materials. Grant funds can be used to convert an existing gasoline vehicle to operate on an alternative fuel, to pay for the difference between an alternative fuel vehicle and a conventional gasoline or diesel vehicle, to purchase and install a refueling or recharging facility, or to evaluate new alternative fuel technologies. Eligible applicants for incentive grants are schools and vocational school districts, municipal authorities, counties, cities, boroughs, incorporated towns, townships, county institution districts, corporations, partnerships, nonprofit entities and Commonwealth residents. Grants awarded in this funding cycle will cover up to 30% of the applicant's eligible costs. An application package, which provides more details on the program, can be obtained from the Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Air Quality, P. O. Box 8468, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8468, by contacting the office at (717) 772-3429 or by e-mail at email@example.com. Persons may fax their requests to (717) 772-2303, Attn: AFIG. The application package is electronically available on DEP's website at www.dep.state.pa.us (directLINK ''Alternative Fuels''). The deadline for submitting a Cycle 8 application to the DEP is October 2, 2000.
JAMES M. SEIF,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 00-1329. Filed for public inspection August 4, 2000, 9:00 a.m.]
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