Iowa

Iowa Awards $4.6 Million in VW Settlement Funding for Diesel and Propane Buses and Trucks

Iowa released information on the recipients of the state's first cycle of VW Settlement funding on June 6, 2019. $4.6 million of the state's $21 million total was awarded in this round. Grants include school buses, transit buses, freight trucks, and non-road vehicles. Only $200,000 or 4% of funds this cycle were awarded for [...]

Iowa Awards $4.6 Million in VW Settlement Funding for Diesel and Propane Buses and Trucks2019-06-10T11:12:57-04:00

Iowa Clean Cities Webinar on VW Settlement Funding, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned

On December 12, 2018, Iowa Clean Cities will be hosting a webinar featuring speakers from the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT), the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the National Renewable Energy Lab who will discuss the Volkswagen settlement funding opportunity, best practices for making your organization ready, and how to learn from past [...]

Iowa Clean Cities Webinar on VW Settlement Funding, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned2018-12-03T16:11:21-04:00

Missouri DNR & Iowa DOT Announce VW Funds Available for MD/HD Vehicles

On November 20th, 2018, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Iowa Department of Transportation announced a total of $7.65 million in VW Settlement funding for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Missouri Announcement The Missouri DNR announced they will award $2.75 million for projects that repower or replace trucks owned by a State or [...]

Missouri DNR & Iowa DOT Announce VW Funds Available for MD/HD Vehicles2018-12-21T17:09:19-04:00

VW Settlement Related RFPs Open in 9 States

Don't miss out on the 14 RFPs currently open in 9 states! With the finalization of many state VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plans, we have seen an increase in the number of RFPs announced. Open RFPs include requests for Diesel Emission Reduction Act funds, vehicle replacement programs, and charging stations. See the list below of [...]

VW Settlement Related RFPs Open in 9 States2018-10-24T15:15:59-04:00

Iowa Seeks Public Comment On Draft Mitigation Plan

The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking public comment on their VW Draft Mitigation Plan. The plan summarizes the state's allocation of nearly $21 Million as follows: Mitigation Category Fund Allocation  School Bus, Shuttle Bus, or Transit Bus 45% Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Supply Equipment 15% Freight Trucks and Port Drayage Trucks 15% [...]

Iowa Seeks Public Comment On Draft Mitigation Plan2018-04-23T21:27:35-04:00

Submit project ideas to Iowa by April 28th

As a result of the partial settlements with Volkswagen automakers, the state of Iowa anticipates receiving approximately $21 million from an environmental mitigation trust. These funds can be spent on defined eligible nitrogen oxides reduction projects. Iowa wants to know how you think the funds should be spent and the types of projects you [...]

Submit project ideas to Iowa by April 28th2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00