Massachusetts

National Grid Opens Fleet Advisory Services Program Survey

The National Grid Fleet Advisory Services Program Survey is now available for your participation. The Fleet Advisory Service Program is intended to analyze customers’ current fleets and provide a roadmap to electrification in support of the electric vehicle and carbon-reduction goals of Massachusetts. The responses of the survey will inform a subsequent RFP; we [...]

By |2019-12-06T15:59:28-05:00December 6th, 2019|

Massachusetts Announces Grant Programs to Reduce Vehicle Air Pollution

On January 18, 2018, the Massachusetts Baker-Polito Administration announced a grant program that will utilize $12.5 million in VW funds and $500,000 from other clean air funds to reduce emissions from vehicles and non-road equipment and promote transportation electrification.  The grants are part of a multi-phase approach to spend the state's $75 million from [...]

By |2019-01-22T22:43:03-05:00January 22nd, 2019|

Massachusetts Releases Draft VW Settlement Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Public Comment

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has released its Draft Volkswagen (VW) Settlement Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) for public comment. The Draft is posted on the MassDEP website at: https://www.mass.gov/guides/volkswagen-diesel-settlements-environmental-mitigation. Electronic comments via email are preferred, and should be sent to vw.settlement@mass.gov with a Subject line of “Comments on VW Draft BMP.” Hard copy [...]

By |2018-07-24T16:44:38-04:00July 20th, 2018|

Massachusetts Issues RFI to Inform VW Settlement Mitigation Plan

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has released a Request for Information (RFI) in order to collect feedback from stakeholders and concerned persons regarding the VW settlement. MassDEP is still in the process of drafting a mitigation plan that will propose how to allocate the nearly $75 Million available to Massachusetts as the [...]

By |2018-05-01T13:22:37-04:00May 1st, 2018|

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 4 (Rescheduled from 3/8/2018)

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is initiating a stakeholder process on potential projects for Massachusetts’ funding allocation from the VW Settlement. MassDEP is seeking input on projects to fund and is interested in projects that: Electrify the transportation syste; serve environmental justice populations (see http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/service/justice/); and ensure geographic distribution of projects across [...]

By |2018-03-13T18:03:24-04:00March 19th, 2018|

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 3 (Rescheduled from 3/8/2018)

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is initiating a stakeholder process on potential projects for Massachusetts’ funding allocation from the VW Settlement. MassDEP is seeking input on projects to fund and is interested in projects that: Electrify the transportation syste; serve environmental justice populations (see http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/service/justice/); and ensure geographic distribution of projects across [...]

By |2018-03-13T18:13:16-04:00March 19th, 2018|

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER: Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 4 (Rescheduled from 2/7/2018)

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is initiating a stakeholder process on potential projects for Massachusetts’ funding allocation from the VW Settlement. MassDEP is seeking input on projects to fund and is interested in projects that: Electrify the transportation syste; serve environmental justice populations (see http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/service/justice/); and ensure geographic distribution of projects across [...]

By |2018-03-13T20:34:26-04:00March 8th, 2018|

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER: Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 3 (Rescheduled from 2/7/2018)

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is initiating a stakeholder process on potential projects for Massachusetts’ funding allocation from the VW Settlement. MassDEP is seeking input on projects to fund and is interested in projects that: Electrify the transportation syste; serve environmental justice populations (see http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/service/justice/); and ensure geographic distribution of projects across [...]

By |2018-03-13T20:30:43-04:00March 8th, 2018|

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 10

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is initiating a stakeholder process on potential projects for Massachusetts’ funding allocation from the VW Settlement. MassDEP is seeking input on projects to fund and is interested in projects that: Electrify the transportation syste; serve environmental justice populations (see http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/service/justice/); and ensure geographic distribution of projects across [...]

By |2018-03-13T20:37:13-04:00February 27th, 2018|

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 9

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is initiating a stakeholder process on potential projects for Massachusetts’ funding allocation from the VW Settlement. MassDEP is seeking input on projects to fund and is interested in projects that: Electrify the transportation syste; serve environmental justice populations (see http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/service/justice/); and ensure geographic distribution of projects across [...]

By |2018-03-13T20:43:44-04:00February 27th, 2018|