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[119 STAT. 819]
[119 STAT. 819]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2005

PUBLIC LAW 109–58—AUG. 8, 2005

119 STAT. 819

(A) buses used for public transportation or transportation to and from schools; (B) delivery vehicles for goods or services; and (C) ground support vehicles at public airports (including vehicles to carry baggage or push or pull airplanes toward or away from terminal gates). (3) The acquisition of ultra-low sulfur diesel vehicles. (4) Installation or acquisition of infrastructure necessary to directly support an alternative fueled vehicle, fuel cell vehicle, or hybrid vehicle project funded by the grant, including fueling and other support equipment. (5) Operation and maintenance of vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment acquired as part of a project funded by the grant. (c) APPLICATIONS.— (1) REQUIREMENTS.— (A) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall issue requirements for applying for grants under the pilot program. (B) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.—At a minimum, the Secretary shall require that an application for a grant— (i) be submitted by the head of a State or local government or a metropolitan transportation authority, or any combination thereof, and a registered participant in the Clean Cities Program of the Department; and (ii) include— (I) a description of the project proposed in the application, including how the project meets the requirements of this part; (II) an estimate of the ridership or degree of use of the project; (III) an estimate of the air pollution emissions reduced and fossil fuel displaced as a result of the project, and a plan to collect and disseminate environmental data, related to the project to be funded under the grant, over the life of the project; (IV) a description of how the project will be sustainable without Federal assistance after the completion of the term of the grant; (V) a complete description of the costs of the project, including acquisition, construction, operation, and maintenance costs over the expected life of the project; (VI) a description of which costs of the project will be supported by Federal assistance under this part; and (VII) documentation to the satisfaction of the Secretary that diesel fuel containing sulfur at not more than 15 parts per million is available for carrying out the project, and a commitment by the applicant to use such fuel in carrying out the project. (2) PARTNERS.—An applicant under paragraph (1) may carry out a project under the pilot program in partnership with public and private entities. (d) SELECTION CRITERIA.—In evaluating applications under the pilot program, the Secretary shall—

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