Bill to Reauthorize Popular, Effective Diesel Emissions Reduction Act



WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.), top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee and Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) joined with EPW Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) in introducing the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) of 2019.

This legislation would reauthorize DERA – one of the most cost-effective federal clean air programs – through fiscal year 2024 at its current funding levels. The legislation would also ensures equal funding opportunities between both large, metropolitan centers and less populated, rural areas across the country.

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