A program that pays truck owners incentives to scrap their existing vehicles and buy lower-emission trucks is broadening its eligibility rules to include smaller and later model trucks.
The wider criteria are aimed at increasing participation in the program which has scrapped 40 older model trucks since last fall. The program, Tacoma Truck Scrappage and Replacements for Air in Puget Sound, is aimed at decreasing pollution at the Port of Tacoma by 2015.
The program is operated through a partnership between the City of Tacoma and Cascade Sierra Solutions at a Tacoma Tideflats location.
Based on the revised criteria, the …