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St. Joseph County to receive grant aimed at reducing diesel emissions

NOW: St. Joseph County to receive grant aimed at reducing diesel emissions

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – Volkswagen announced that they will provide grant funding to St. Joseph County as part of an initiative to reduce diesel emissions.

St. Joseph County is one of a number of regions throughout Indiana that will receive funding from Volkswagen.

The popular car manufacturer approved up to 9.7 million dollars for funding.

Funding will go towards clean air projects that encompass electric and non-electric school buses, on-road vehicles and non-road equipment.

23 counties in Indiana will receive grant funding, including St. Joseph, Elkhart, LaGrange and LaPorte Counties.

Funding for Elkhart and LaGrange Counties will go towards non-electric school buses and funding for St. Joseph County will go towards improving on-road vehicles.

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