Air District Operations

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Wood Burning Prohibited

Spare the Air Alert in effect through Friday, October 2.  Wood burning is banned.  Burn bans can occur year-round for wildfires. Smoke from wildfires is impacting air quality.  See our hourly air quality data for the most up-to-date information, as well as Press Releases@AirDistrict, and our Wildfire Safety Tips web page.  Sign up for Bay Area Air Alerts.  en Español

Locomotives

Upgrade or replace locomotives with funding from the Carl Moyer Program. This program aims to cut air pollution from heavy-duty diesel engines in California.

Project Types

The Air District is currently accepting applications for Locomotive projects. Funding is offered on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds have been spent. Applications must be complete to be considered for funding.

Funds are available for the following project types:

  • Locomotive replacement - replace an old locomotive with a Tier 4 emissions standard engine.
  • Engine replacement (repower) - replace an old engine with a new, Tier 4 emission-certified engine.
  • Head end power unit replacement - replace the locomotive head end power unit with a Tier 4 emissions standard engine.

Eligibility

Locomotive projects by railroad class (type) are eligible for funding up to the following limits:

How to Apply

  1. Determine your locomotive’s eligibility for this program.
  2. Gather the required information about your current locomotive and replacement locomotive or engine.
  3. Apply for funding online.

Workshops and Events

View the Calendar for upcoming workshops, events, and deadlines.

Additional Information

Learn more about locomotive funding, including project type details, regulatory information, and application requirements.

Spare the Air Status
No Wood Burning
Spare the Air Status
  • Tuesday,
    9/29

    Spare the Air Alert in Effect

  • Wednesday,
    9/30

    Spare the Air Alert in Effect

Last Updated: 5/20/2015