Maine

Maine DOT Announces VW Settlement RFP

The State of Maine announced a funding opportunity for the use of its VW Environmental Mitigation Settlement Funds opened on July 9, 2018. The Round 1 process is described in the RFP Timeline. Completed applications must be submitted via the state website or by mail postmarked by September 15, 2018. Approximately $2 million will be distributed to [...]

Maine DOT Announces VW Settlement RFP2018-07-12T16:43:19-04:00

Portland Public Meeting

Maine's allocation totals just over $21 million dollars. There are strict rules about how and when this money can be spent. Although MaineDOT has been designated as the lead agency for fund distribution, it is working closely with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the Governor's Energy Office. Public feedback is also important [...]

Portland Public Meeting2018-03-13T21:53:26-04:00

Bangor Public Meeting

Maine's allocation totals just over $21 million dollars. There are strict rules about how and when this money can be spent. Although MaineDOT has been designated as the lead agency for fund distribution, it is working closely with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the Governor's Energy Office. Public feedback is also important [...]

Bangor Public Meeting2018-03-13T21:50:55-04:00

Submit Public Comments or Attend In-Person Open Meetings in Maine

Maine DOT is the state's lead organization for VW settlement funding. They're currently accepting comments on their draft mitigation plan (which was updated in mid-October). In addition, the state is hosting two public meetings. The first meeting is on November 8th and the second meeting is on November 14th.   Submit Public Comments to [...]

Submit Public Comments or Attend In-Person Open Meetings in Maine2017-11-07T22:14:35-04:00

Maine Releases Draft Mitigation Plan

Under the lead of the Maine Department of Transportation, collaborating with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and the Governor’s Energy Office, a plan has been drafted that includes projected qualifying expenditures from the Trust.  According to the document: The State may adjust the goals and specific spending plans at their discretion when necessary [...]

Maine Releases Draft Mitigation Plan2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00