Southeast Missouri Region Planning Commission Awarded Grants For Diesel Emissions Reduction Projects
The Environmental Protection Agency is giving two grants of more than half a million dollars to the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission in Cape Girardeau for two diesel emission reduction projects.
The commission gave a $365,545 grant to replace four old diesel engines in two Mississippi workboats.
The effort aims to lower the emissions and exposure of diesel in St. Louis and Cape Girardeau.
A $195,963 DERA grant was awarded to replace two old non-highway front loaders in the Mississippi Lime Project.