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Wisconsin Department of Administration Awards Clean Transportation Grants

July 18, 2013

Wisconsin’s Department of Administration (DOA) is awarding Clean Transportation grants to regional government entities and businesses. The 28 grants will help fund the purchase or conversion of 81 natural gas-fueled vehicles and 18 propane autogas-fueled vehicles.

According to Wisconsin’s DOA, the grants will help create 200 compressed natural gas filling stations by the end of 2015, and at least 15,000 CNG-powered mid- to heavy-duty trucks in Wisconsin. The entire award from the DOA is $1.3 million, and of that, approximately $167,000 is going to regional government entities.

Below is the list of government entities receiving grant funds:

City of Milwaukee
$43,690
Purchasing of 5 light-duty CNG vehicles

City of Monona
$6,490
Converting 1 medium-duty vehicle to run on CNG

City of Sheboygan
$11,565
Purchasing of 1 light-duty CNG vehicle and converting 1 light-duty vehicle to run on CNG

County of Dane
$28,800
Purchasing 5 light-duty CNG vehicles

Jefferson County
$23,065
Converting 5 light-duty vehicles to run on propane

Milwaukee County General Mitchell Airport
$12,075
Purchasing 1 medium-duty CNG vehicle

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
$35,371
Purchasing/converting 5 medium/light-duty vehicles to run on CNG

University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
$6,261
Converting 1 medium-duty vehicle to run on CNG

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