Massachusetts

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 [...]

Massachusetts Announces Grant Programs to Reduce Vehicle Air Pollution2019-01-22T22:43:03-04:00

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 [...]

Massachusetts Releases Draft VW Settlement Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Public Comment2018-07-24T16:44:38-04:00

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 [...]

Massachusetts Issues RFI to Inform VW Settlement Mitigation Plan2018-05-01T13:22:37-04:00

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 [...]

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 4 (Rescheduled from 3/8/2018)2018-03-13T18:03:24-04:00

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 [...]

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 3 (Rescheduled from 3/8/2018)2018-03-13T18:13:16-04:00

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 [...]

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER: Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 4 (Rescheduled from 2/7/2018)2018-03-13T20:34:26-04:00

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 [...]

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER: Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 3 (Rescheduled from 2/7/2018)2018-03-13T20:30:43-04:00

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 [...]

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 102018-03-13T20:37:13-04:00

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 [...]

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 92018-03-13T20:43:44-04:00

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 8

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 [...]

Massachusetts VW Settlement Stakeholder Meeting: Session 82018-03-13T21:04:34-04:00