ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : COM-08-007

Date Created : 07/18/2007

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors
other: Transportation Directors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
   
Section:   Facilities and Transportation - Douglas Eaton, Director
Subject:
Blue Skyways Grant Availability

Regulatory Authority:
None

Contact Person:
Mike Simmons

Phone Number:
501-682-4264

E-mail:
mike.simmons@arkansas.gov

The Blue Skyways Collaborative, in conjunction with EPA's Clean School Bus USA program has announced the availability of a $1.36 million grant for funding within the Blue Skyways Collaborative states of Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

This grant is intended to assist school districts in improving air quality in the region by addressing diesel exhaust from school buses. Information regarding the program and eligibility requirements can be found at ( http://www.epa.gov/region07/economics/pdf/epa-r7artd-07-004.pdf ) The Request for Proposal (RFP) application can be found at (http://blueskyways.org/Funding/bsc_csb_FY07.htm.)

Contact Mr. Mike Bates, Chief, ADEQ Air Division at 501-682-0750 or bates@adeq.state.ar.us with any questions regarding grant eligilability and applications.

Attachments:
    None

Back to the Customer List

Copyright 1997 Arkansas Department of Education. All rights reserved.
Department of Education Home Page