State Mitigation Plan

Florida Releases Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan

On July 17, 2019 the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) released its draft mitigation plan. Florida's plan for spending its $166.28 million share of the Environmental Mitigation Trust is the last draft plan of the 50 states and Washington, DC to be released. The department allocated the maximum 15% of funds to Light-Duty [...]

Florida Releases Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan2019-07-17T19:12:39-04:00

Nevada DEP Webinar on the 2019 Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund Competitive Application

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) is hosting a webinar to provide more information on the 2019 Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund competitive application. The webinar will include a presentation and an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. In addition, the NDEP will provide an update on some of the minor differences between this [...]

Nevada DEP Webinar on the 2019 Diesel Emission Mitigation Fund Competitive Application2019-06-07T12:37:46-04:00

Transportation Electrification Accounts for 42% of All VW Settlement Awards So Far

Three years following the finalization of the settlement agreement, less than 10 percent of the roughly $2.5 billion total in state mitigation funds has been awarded, according to the EV Hub VW Settlement Funding Awards dashboard. The story is mostly positive for transportation electrification with 42 percent of total funds awarded going to EV charging and electric [...]

Transportation Electrification Accounts for 42% of All VW Settlement Awards So Far2019-06-10T11:36:10-04:00

Tennessee Allocates $8.8 Million of VW Settlement Funds for School Bus Replacement

On May 22, 2019, Tennessee announced the recipients of $8,854,685.42 in VW Settlement grants to replace older models of diesel school buses with newer and cleaner alternatives. The funding will help replace 143 older diesel school buses with one electric, 68 diesel, 66 propane, and eight CNG school buses. 39 school districts across the [...]

Tennessee Allocates $8.8 Million of VW Settlement Funds for School Bus Replacement2019-06-07T12:26:49-04:00

MDEQ Public Hearing on Draft Mitigation Plan: Biloxi

Three public hearings have been scheduled in March to provide opportunity for the public to comment on the state’s Mitigation Plan describing Mississippi’s goals and strategies in spending its portion of funds from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. March 18 — 1:30 p.m. in MDEQ’s Commission Hearing Room located at 515 East Amite Street, [...]

MDEQ Public Hearing on Draft Mitigation Plan: Biloxi2019-02-15T16:07:08-04:00

MDEQ Public Hearing on Draft Mitigation Plan: Jackson

Three public hearings have been scheduled in March to provide opportunity for the public to comment on the state’s Mitigation Plan describing Mississippi’s goals and strategies in spending its portion of funds from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. March 18 — 1:30 p.m. in MDEQ’s Commission Hearing Room located at 515 East Amite Street, [...]

MDEQ Public Hearing on Draft Mitigation Plan: Jackson2019-02-15T16:06:02-04:00

Hawaii Releases Draft Mitigation Plan

On Friday March 1st, the Hawaii  State Energy Office published its Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. The plan was submitted to the Wilmington Trust back on January 9th but was only recently made publicly accessible on their website. Electrification accounted for 66 percent of the state's $8.12 million from the settlement. Below is a table that [...]

Hawaii Releases Draft Mitigation Plan2019-03-05T10:17:04-04:00

Mississippi Releases VW Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan

On February 15, 2019 the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) released its draft mitigation plan that lays out the state's strategy for spending its $9.87 million share of the Environmental Mitigation Trust. The breakdown of the spending priorities by mitigation action are below. Notably, Mississippi has allocated only 10% of the maximum 15% [...]

Mississippi Releases VW Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan2019-03-04T14:12:25-04:00

Alabama Releases its Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan

On December 27, 2018, Alabama released its Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan that outlines their use of $25.5 million in VW settlement funds. A breakdown of the funds by action item is included below. Alabama is proposing to allocate funds to every eligible mitigation action proportionally divided based on current emissions reported by the Environmental [...]

Alabama Releases its Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan2019-01-18T16:35:41-04:00

Oklahoma Webinar on ChargeOK – Electric Vehicle Charging Grant Program

Oklahoma will be hosting a webinar on ChargeOK, Oklahoma's Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Grant Program, for distributing VW State Environmental Mitigation Trust funds to EV charging infrastructure. The available funds total $3.1 million and will be use to support charging stations at Transportation Corridors and Single Point Locations. In the webinar, the hosts will [...]

Oklahoma Webinar on ChargeOK – Electric Vehicle Charging Grant Program2018-12-06T15:17:02-04:00