New Jersey

New Jersey Announces VW Settlement Funding for EV Charging and Electric Transit Buses

On February 28, 2019, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced that $11.2 M of the state's VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Funds had been allocated to electric vehicle charging stations and electric transit buses. NJ TRANSIT will receive $8 M to purchase eight new electric transit buses to be used in the City [...]

2019-03-05T18:56:19-04:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , , |

New Jersey DEP Public Meeting #5 on Draft Mitigation Plan

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting a series of outreach events to take comments on the Draft VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. This is the last of the in-person public meetings. To register, send an email with the subject line “Registration” to vwcomments@dep.nj.gov with your name and the date/time of this session. The [...]

2018-10-09T16:12:18-04:00October 30th, 2018|Tags: , , |

New Jersey DEP Public Meeting #4 on Draft Mitigation Plan

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting a series of outreach events to take comments on the Draft VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. This is the fourth of the in-person public meetings. To register, send an email with the subject line “Registration” to vwcomments@dep.nj.gov with your name and the date/time of this session. The [...]

2018-10-09T16:08:37-04:00October 30th, 2018|Tags: , , |

New Jersey DEP Public Meeting #3 on Draft Mitigation Plan

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting a series of outreach events to take comments on the Draft VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. This is the third of the in-person public meetings. To register, send an email with the subject line “Registration” to vwcomments@dep.nj.gov with your name and the date/time of this session. The [...]

2018-10-09T16:03:30-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , |

New Jersey DEP Public Meeting #2 on Draft Mitigation Plan

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting a series of outreach events to take comments on the Draft VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. This is the second of the in-person public meetings. To register, send an email with the subject line “Registration” to vwcomments@dep.nj.gov with your name and the date/time of this session. The [...]

2018-10-09T15:59:00-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , |

New Jersey DEP Public Meeting #1 on Draft Mitigation Plan

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting a series of outreach events to take comments on the Draft VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. This is the first of the in-person public meetings. To register, send an email with the subject line “Registration” to vwcomments@dep.nj.gov with your name and the date/time of this session. The [...]

2018-10-09T15:52:44-04:00October 17th, 2018|Tags: , , |

New Jersey Releases its Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan

On October 5, 2018, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) released its Beneficiary Mitigation Plan to outline the use of their $72.2 million of VW settlement funds. The primary goal in New Jersey is to "improve ambient air quality by using the Trust allocation to implement projects that reduce NOx, benefit disproportionately [...]

2018-10-15T23:53:43-04:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , , |

New Jersey Wants Public Input on Spending State’s Share of VW Settlement

The state is looking for public input on how to spend $72.2 million to clean up air pollution from the transportation sector. For those interested in proposing projects where the funds should be allocated, the Department of Environmental Protection has set up a new webpage seeking input. Submissions are due by November 27, 2017. Read [...]

2017-11-07T21:01:10-04:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: VW Settlement|Tags: , |