The following are highlights of clean transportation components included in H.R. 2, the Moving America Forward Act. Supporters in Ohio should contact Senator Sherrod Brown at (202) 224-2315 and Senator Rob Portman at (202)-224-3353.
Extends the tax incentives for biodiesel and for natural gas and propane with a phase-down, through 2025.
Extends the tax credit for alternative fueling infrastructure through 2025 and expands the credit for electric charging infrastructure by allowing a 20% credit for expenses in excess of $100,000.
Increases the production cap for the electric vehicle tax credit to 600,000 per manufacturer and allows purchasers to receive a credit of $7,000.
Provides a new tax credit for the purchase of zero emission heavy duty vehicles and zero emission buses.
Provides $350 million a year in competitive grants for alternative fueling infrastructure established on corridors designated by the FHWA.
Establishes Community Climate Innovation grants of $250 million per year for local investments in innovative strategies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Provides $1.7 billion for zero-emission bus grants.
Authorizes $50 million for the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities Program for fiscal year 2021 and increases the authorization each year, reaching $100 million in fiscal year 2025.
Creates a $500 million a year Zero Emissions Ports Infrastructure Program.
Authorizes $3.5 billion a year for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants, which can be used by cities and counties to implement strategies to advance alternative fuels, vehicles, and infrastructure.
Reauthorizes EPA's DERA, the diesel emissions reduction program, at $500 million a year. This program has been a mainstay in Virginia's diesel emissions mitigation efforts.
Reauthorizes the Clean School Bus Program at $65 million a year.
Establishes a pilot program for the electrification of certain refrigerated vehicles.
Supports the Postal Service to replace at least 75 percent of its fleet with electric or zero emission vehicles and authorizes at least $6 billion for the purchase of new vehicles.