The North Dakota Department of Health released its draft mitigation plan and is seeking feedback. The 45-day comment period begins July 17 and ends August 31, 2018. Written comments can be sent to the Division of Air Quality, 918 E Divide Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58501-1947 or emailed to

CategoryEligible Mitigation ActionEstimated Funding*
1Class 8 Eligible Large Trucks25-50%
2Class 4-8 Eligible Buses25-50%
3Freight Switchers0-10%
5Ocean Going Vessels Shorepower0%
6Class 4-7 Eligible Medium Trucks25-50%
7Airport Ground Support Equipment0-10%
8Forklifts and Port Cargo Handling Equipment0-10%
9Light Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment0-15%
10Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Option0%


*Percentage of the total state trust allocation. Individual project reimbursements may vary as indicated below. For the purposes of doing calculations with our dashboards on the EV Hub, we’re assuming the low end of the range for categories 1, 2, and 6; the middle of the range for categories 3, 7, and 8; and 10 percent for category 9. 

North Dakota VW Settlement Website
Draft Mitigation Plan

(hat tip to Bob Moffitt)