Entries by David Albrecht

Missouri VW Settlement Funding Announcement!

For fiscal year 2019 (July 2018 through June 2019), the Missouri Department of Natural Resources will fund $2.75 million in government truck repower and replacement projects. Implementation Guidelines Deadline:  Monday Dec. 31, 2018 at 5 p.m. CST. Eligibility:  Qualifying applicants include government agencies that own eligible trucks:  “Government” shall mean a State or local government […]

New Home For MEC – We’re Moving!

After 35 years in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri, Metropolitan Energy Center and Kansas City Clean Cities are moving to . . . the heart of Kansas City, Missouri.  We’re upping stakes next week and heading just a bit west and north of our old digs at 38th and Paseo. Our new office will […]

Missouri Funding Opportunity – Up To $22,000/Unit To Replace Diesel Buses

The State of Missouri is requesting applications from schools and school fleet operators to replace old diesel buses. This funding opportunity is open to public and private schools and school districts and for-profit operators of school bus fleets, providing up to $22,000 for each vehicle replaced. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources, which administers the […]

Grant Workshop For New Federal Funding Opportunities

Wed, May 23 | 2:30 pm | Project Living Proof | 917 Emmanuel Cleaver II Blvd, KCMO Kansas City Regional Clean Cities is hosting a grant workshop on three new funding opportunities totaling more than $140 million nationwide. These programs cover diesel emissions reduction, low- and zero-emission transit fleets, and infrastructure and super-fast charging, plus […]

Kansas City elected officials declare support for Clean Energy programs and Environmental Health

On February 22nd, the KC City Council passed Council Member Taylor’s resolution to protest President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to 22 arts and science agencies. This action followed Wednesday’s listening session hosted by the EPA regarding repealing the Clean Power Plan. Several city, state, and federal elected officials weighed in on the importance of Kansas […]

School Fleet Alternative Fuels Summit Nov 15 2017

TIME CHANGE. To bring you all the latest developments, we are starting at 9:00 a.m. Clean, alternative fuels are the future of school district transportation. Propane, natural gas and electric vehicle options are becoming mainstream, and Kansas City districts are already committing to these alternatives to diesel buses. Alternative fuels give school districts a new […]

Volkswagen Settlement Presentations

Catch up on news about the Volkswagen Settlement with these presentations! Included are an overview of the dispute, a breakdown of settlement funding for Missouri and Kansas, as well as a timeline regarding the use of the Environment Mitigation Trust. Overview KS 9-8-2017 for web KS VW Presentation MO VW Presentation