Ohio EPA is asking for public comment on a plan to invest $75 million over the next ten years to reduce NOx pollution from the transportation sector using from the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund.

Ohio EPA will accept written comments on the plan through 5:00 p.m. ET on February 7, 2018. Comments may be emailed to derg@epa.ohio.gov. (Please include “VW Comment” in the subject line.)

Three regional public information sessions are scheduled for January 2018 to explain how the plan was developed and to answer questions. Sessions will be held at the following times and locations:

  • Thursday, Jan. 11, (10 a.m. to noon) Auditorium, Ohio Department of Transportation, 1980 West Broad Street, Columbus
  • Thursday Jan. 18, (1 p.m. to 3 p.m.) Estabrook Recreation Center, 4125 Fulton Rd., Cleveland
  • Monday Jan. 22, (10 a.m. to noon) Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI), 720 East Pete Rose Way, Suite 420, Cincinnati.
Submit comments to Ohio EPA
Read the Draft Migitation Plan

(hat tip to Kevin Matthews and Katherine Clements)