The South Carolina Department of Insurance has released the second draft of the Beneficiary Mitigation Plan required under the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust.  In conjunction with the release of this draft, the Department opened a 30-day public comment period.  

Written comments are due by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, August 24, 2018.  

Written comments may be submitted via email to vwsettlement@doi.sc.gov. You can also mail feedback to:

South Carolina Department of Insurance
Attn: Kendall Buchanan
1201 Main Street, Suite 1000
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

Funding allocations changed from the first draft plan and are now as follows:

Funding CategoryEligible Mitigation Action(s)Allocation %
Class 4-8 School, Shuttle and Transit Buses (Eligible Buses)280-100%
Light-Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment90-10%
Other Eligible Mitigation ActionsOther Mitigation Actions0-10%
Administrative CostsProgram Administration0-1%
South Carolina News Release
Mitigation Plan

(hat tip to Josh Cohen)