Status: Application Period is currently OPEN for The SECAT Program.
SECAT is the Sacramento Emergency Clean Air & Transportation Grant Program. The SECAT Program is a partnership between the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District and the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG). Currently, SECAT provides grant funds to replace on-road heavy-duty diesel vehicles that have 2006 and older model year engines with diesel particulate filter (DPF) retrofits or other limited exempt vehicles with cleaner emission vehicles. The goal is to reduce the harmful surplus emissions from on-road heavy-duty vehicles operating in the Sacramento Federal Ozone Nonattainment Area (SFNA).
The SFNA includes all of Sacramento and Yolo Counties and portions of El Dorado, Placer, Sutter and Solano Counties. The air districts involved are the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District, Placer County Air Pollution Control District, El Dorado County Air Quality Management District, and Feather River Air Quality Management District. The SFNA has been classified as "severe" for the federal 8-hour ozone standard with an attainment date of 2022. SECAT is one of many programs in place to help reduce emissions in order to meet the attainment date and make the air healthier to breathe.