Illinois

Driving a Cleaner Illinois – VW Round 2 Webinar

The Illinois EPA is hosting a webinar to review and answer questions about the Notice of Funding opportunity for round 2 of Driving a Cleaner Illinois - VW funding. The funding is being made available to replace older diesel school buses with new all-electric school buses in Madison and St. Clair counties.  Webex Meeting [...]

By |2019-05-07T00:11:44-04:00May 16th, 2019|

Illinois Finalizes VW Mitigation Plan and Opens Applications for First Round of Funding

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency finalized their spending plan for Volkswagen Settlement Funds (Beneficiary Mitigation Plan) on August 28, 2018. The finalized plan added significant funding for on-road vehicles, a change the EPA attributes to the written comments it received on the draft plan. These comments also included significant support for light duty EV [...]

By |2018-09-04T12:18:30-04:00September 4th, 2018|

Illinois Public Outreach Sessions on the VW Settlement (Chicago)

This is the third of three public outreach sessions hosted by Illinois EPA on its draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan to use the state's $108 million allocation from the Volkswagen Settlement. Agency representatives will give an overview of the Settlement and draft BMP, and answer questions and accept public input from attendees. Questions or comments  [...]

By |2018-05-23T14:21:12-04:00May 30th, 2018|

Illinois Public Outreach Sessions on the VW Settlement (East St. Louis)

This is the second of three public outreach sessions hosted by Illinois EPA on its draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan to use the state's $108 million allocation from the Volkswagen Settlement. Agency representatives will give an overview of the Settlement and draft BMP, and answer questions and accept public input from attendees.   Questions or [...]

By |2018-05-23T14:21:34-04:00May 24th, 2018|

Illinois Public Outreach Session on the VW Settlement (Springfield)

This is the first of three public outreach sessions hosted by Illinois EPA on its draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan to use the state's $108 million allocation from the Volkswagen Settlement. Agency representatives will give an overview of the Settlement and draft BMP, and answer questions and accept public input from attendees.   Questions or [...]

By |2018-05-23T14:23:04-04:00May 23rd, 2018|

Illinois Seeks Public Comment on Draft VW Mitigation Plan

The Illinois EPA will host three public outreach sessions on its draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) to use the state's $108 million allocation from the Volkswagen settlement. Agency representatives will give an overview of the settlement and draft BMP, and answer questions and accept public input from attendees. Public outreach sessions will be held [...]

By |2018-05-23T14:24:02-04:00May 23rd, 2018|

Illinois EPA Releases Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Public Review

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency released its draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for public review. The Illinois BMP breaks down its allocation of $108,679,676.98 as follows: On-Road Projects - up to 20% All-Electric School Bus Projects - up to 10% Off-Road Projects - up to 65% Administrative Expenditures - up to 5% The Illinois EPA [...]

By |2018-03-10T14:45:58-04:00February 28th, 2018|