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Technology Assessment Program

Updated 3/1/13

The Placer County Air Pollution Control District sponsors a Technology Assessment Program (TAP) to provide financial assistance in the form of grants for the development and evaluation of technologies which have the potential to reduce air pollution in Placer County. The program’s intent is to provide grant funding for studies and other analysis that would help to assess the emissions effects of projects and to foster projects that may result in emission reductions in future years.

The Program has been made available for projects that have the potential to push the edges of technology to achieve higher efficiency/lower impact results. Even though these projects may have produced emission reduction benefits, the assessment work itself did not and could not compete for Clean Air Grant funding.

This program was initiated in FY 2009-10 with funding derived from the interest on violation settlement monies. To date, two grants (totaling $100,000) have been awarded: one to the City of Lincoln’s Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Facility (WWTRF), and to the Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) for the projects below.

Information on the TAP funding process is available here.

To find out about current TAP funding availability and the qualifying project requirements please contact the District at (530) 745-2330 or by email at

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