$363 million of a $900 million spending package will be dedicated to clean vehicle incentives, Bakersfield assemblymember Rudy Salas announced Friday.
Salas’ effort to reach a landmark agreement on climate funding was reached. The incentives will create cleaner air in disadvantaged communities throughout the Central Valley.
Below is a summary of the $900 million spending package:
- $135 million for the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital program
- $133 million for a reformed Clean Vehicle Rebate Program
- $80 million for the Enhanced Vehicle Fleet Modernization program
- $140 million for the Transformative Climate Communities program
- $5 million to reduce black carbon emissions
- $50 million for programs that help dairies reduce emissions and pollution
- $7.5 million to continue the successful State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP)
- $20 million to help individuals in low-income communities reduce their energy use