On May 9, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will award up to $9 million for diesel engine emissions reductions projects in fiscal year 2013 (FY13). In addition, $5.6 million will be given to states to set up their own grant programs. The grants will be awarded under the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA). Previously, these grants totaled $64 million in FY10 and $32 million in FY11.