Shea-Porter Announces Nearly $230,000 Grant for Manchester Transit Authority

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that the First District will receive $229,703 through the 2008 Northeast Diesel Collaborative Emissions Reduction Grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. This grant will be used to install a combination of advanced pollution control and idle reduction technologies on eighty-nine municipal vehicles.


“This grant for the Manchester Transit Authority is good news,” said Congresswoman Shea-Porter. “Cleaner municipal vehicles will mean cleaner air for the people of Manchester.”