Since 1995, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has offered individuals, businesses and organizations grant funding to help cover the costs of their emission reduction projects. DAQ staff performed follow-up visits with some of the recent grant recipients. The results product of those visits are the following case studies. These case studies are intended to provide North Carolinians with emission reduction information and to encourage those interested in similar projects to look into state’s grant funding opportunities.


For more information about these case studies, contact Jill Vitas at 919-707-8424 or

Click on the case study title or picture to open it. Click on the year to go to the Past Grants page

2013 Skyland Fire Department – Diesel Oxidation Catalyst Retrofits        
2013 Warren Wilson College – Diesel to Electric Truck Conversion        
2013 CSX Intermodal Terminals Charlotte – Loaded Container Handler Engine Replacement        
2013 The Biltmore Estate – Shuttle Bus and Company Police Vehicle Propane Conversions        
2012 iCAN Construction Waste Recycling – Roll Off Truck Replacement        
2012 Benfield Sanitation Services – CNG Truck Replacement        
2012 Wilmington International Airport – Riding Mower Replacements        
2012 Jennifer G – Marine Diesel Engine Replacement        
2012 Piedmont Triad International Airport – Low Emissions Shuttle Bus Replacement        
2011 Triangle J Council of Governments – Refuse Truck Replacements        
2008 Haywood Community College – Electric Vehicle Purchase        
2008 Old Salem Museum-Electric Vehicle Purchase        
2008 Catawba County Schools – Diesel Oxidation_Catalyst and Closed Crankcase Ventilation System Retrofits        

via NCDENR – Division of Air Quality – Technical Services – Motor Vehicles – Grant Success Stories.

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