The future policy priorities and potential funding shortfalls for Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Diesel Collaboratives will be the focus of a free webinar on December 4th.

The webinar – entitled What’s Next for Regional Diesel Collaboratives: Sizing Up Future Funding, Programs and Opportunities – will be streamed live on Tuesday, December 4th, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. eastern and registration can be accessed by clicking here.

The Diesel Technology Forum is organizing this webinar, which will feature a number of experts in the diesel emission field, including:

  • Ezra Finkin, Director of Policy, Diesel Technology Forum (Moderator)
  • Erik Skelton, North East States for Collaborated Air Use Management (NESCAUM), Northeast Diesel Collaborative representing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
  • Gary Rennie, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Northeast Diesel Collaborative
  • Susan McCusker, Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Assoc., Mid Atlantic Diesel Collaborative representing Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia
  • Dan Brown, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, West Coast Diesel Collaborative representing Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and the territories of Guam and American Samoa
  • Dale Aspy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Southeast Diesel Collaborative representing Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee

As part of the National Clean Diesel Campaign, seven regional collaboratives across the U.S. work to leverage funds and take a local approach to mitigating diesel emissions – creating multi-stakeholder groups that provide technical assistance, foster partnerships, and identify and leverage resources.