Air Quality and Climate

Lassen Wood Stove Replacement Program

The Lassen County Air Pollution Control District’s Wood Stove Replacement Program assists
in replacing operable and older non-certified wood stoves with cleaner, more fuel-efficient wood heating
devices or other less polluting heating appliances. Replacements that may qualify for funding include:
(1) Replacement of non-EPA certified and pre-1990 wood heating appliances with EPA certified
appliances, and (2) Replacement of non-EPA certified and pre-1990 wood heating appliances with
propane or natural gas appliance.

Wood Stove Change-Out Program For San Lorenzo Valley

Starting September 6, 2017, homeowners in the San Lorenzo Valley can save between $1,000 to $2,500 by replacing their old wood stove or fireplace with a natural gas, propane or pellet fueled stove or fireplace insert. The program helps homeowners save money while improving the air quality in their homes and neighborhoods by changing out old wood burning devices with a cleaner alternative.

North Coast Wood Stove Replacement Program

The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District's Wood Stove Replacement Program assists in replacing older, non-EPA certified wood stoves, with cleaner, more fuel-efficient wood heating devices or other less polluting heating appliances.

Replacements that may qualify for incentive funding include:
Replacement of non-EPA certified and pre-1990 wood heating appliances with EPA certified appliances.
Replacement of non-EPA certified and pre-1990 wood heating appliances with propane or natural gas appliances.

3-2-1 Burn Clean!

Northern Sonoma County APCD provides qualifying applicants a rebate to replace a non EPA-certified wood heating appliance with a new EPA-certified wood or pellet stove, or gas insert, or electric heat pump through the 3-2-1 Burn Clean! program. Under this program, the old, non-certified appliance must be destroyed. Program includes supplemental assistance for qualifying Russian River Area and low income households. Please note that it is illegal to install or change ownership of a non-EPA certified stove.

Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District

Sac Metro Air District Wood Stove & Fireplace Incentive Programs

The Sacramento Metro Air District is committed to reducing pollution coming from wood burning fireplaces and wood stoves. It has an incentive program that helps people change out their existing wood burning units to cleaner units, and an enforcement program to stimulate compliance with rules related to wintertime burning activities.

The Sac Metro Air District has funding to help Sacramento County residents replace older, more polluting units with cleaner-burning, U.S. EPA certified or equivalent units.

South Coast Wood Stove Incentive Program

In the process of reducing emissions from wood burning devices, South Coast AQMD is offering an incentive for residents, renters (with landlord approval), or landlords of a rental property in the areas surrounding cities of Riverside and San Bernardino or the community of Boyle Heights to replace their wood burning device. If you are a resident of one of these areas you may be eligible to receive funds for an installation of a cleaner burning alternative.

Zero- and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities Project

The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) is pleased to announce its Grant Solicitation for the Zero- and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities Project. This opportunity was approved by the Board as part of the FY 2017-18 Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives. Up to $150 million is available for this project, which will provide greenhouse gas (GHG), criteria pollutant, and toxic air contaminant emission reduction benefits to disadvantaged communities. At least $50 million will be reserved for projects that focus on warehouses.

Healthy Soils Program

The Healthy Soils Incentives Program provides financial incentives to California growers and ranchers to implement conservation management practices that sequester carbon, reduce atmospheric greenhouse gases (GHGs), and improve soil health. GHGs benefits are estimated using quantification methodology and tools developed by California Air Resources Board (CARB), USDA-NRCS and CDFA and soil health improvement will be assessed by measuring soil organic matter content.

Agriculture Worker Vanpools Pilot Project

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is pleased to announce a grant solicitation for an administrator to implement the Agricultural Worker Vanpools Pilot Project for FY 2016-17 and 2017-18. This is one of a suite of CARB-funded equity pilot projects that, together with committed partners, are employing innovative solutions to bring the benefits of clean transportation to low-income Californians and disadvantaged communities that are most impacted by pollution.