Tennessee

Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo

The Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo aims to improve transportation efficiency, reduce vehicle emissions, and address the mobility needs of all by sharing research, technology, planning, and policy developments.  Visit the Event Website Register for the Event

Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo2019-05-06T23:41:05-04:00

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 Replacement2019-05-23T13:09:25-04:00

VW Settlement Related RFPs Open in 9 States

Don't miss out on the 14 RFPs currently open in 9 states! With the finalization of many state VW Beneficiary Mitigation Plans, we have seen an increase in the number of RFPs announced. Open RFPs include requests for Diesel Emission Reduction Act funds, vehicle replacement programs, and charging stations. See the list below of [...]

VW Settlement Related RFPs Open in 9 States2018-10-24T15:15:59-04:00

School Bus Replacement Grant Application Workshop

The Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation (TDEC) and the Tennessee Department of Education have partnered to host an application workshop for the School Bus Replacement Grant program on Tuesday, October 16 at the Wilson County Schools Administrative & Training Complex. This funding program is managed by TDEC under its administration of the State's initial [...]

School Bus Replacement Grant Application Workshop2018-10-15T11:08:50-04:00

Alternative Fuel School Bus Workshop

A growing number of school districts across the U.S. are shifting their fleets to run on alternative fuels to save money on fuel and maintenance and to promote cleaner air. Tennessee Clean Fuels (TCF), in partnership with Central States Bus Sales, will host an alternative fuel school bus workshop on July 25, 2018 at [...]

Alternative Fuel School Bus Workshop2018-07-02T08:58:23-04:00

Tennessee Releases Proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has released for public comment the State of Tennessee’s Proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (proposed BMP) for purposes of implementing the State’s initial allocation under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement (VW Settlement) Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT). The proposed BMP is intended to provide the public with insight into [...]

Tennessee Releases Proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust2018-07-24T08:37:51-04:00

Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Public Information Webinar

This information session will be free and open to the public, but registration is required due to space restrictions. We encourage organizations with multiple personnel interested in attending the webinar to register only once and have employees convene for the webinar together at their own work premises. Once you register through the Eventbrite page, [...]

Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Public Information Webinar2018-03-13T21:09:33-04:00

Chattanooga Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Public Information Session

This information session will be free and open to the public, but registration is required due to space restrictions. TDEC OEP will coordinate and host additional meetings in other locations and online throughout the State, including via webinar.

Chattanooga Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Public Information Session2018-03-13T21:08:12-04:00

Request for Information Issued by Tennessee on the use of VW Settlement Funds

Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation has released a Request for Information (RFI) to seek cost information on eligible mitigation actions under the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust, in order to inform Tennessee's Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. Responses are due to TDEC by January 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST. To respond to this RFI, submit the requested [...]

Request for Information Issued by Tennessee on the use of VW Settlement Funds2017-12-14T16:10:01-04:00

West Tennessee VW Diesel Settlement Public Information Session

This meeting will provide an overview of the VW Diesel Settlement, the Environmental Mitigation Trust, TDEC's process for developing a proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Tennessee, and the types of eligible mitigation actions that can be funded by Tennessee’s Environmental Mitigation Trust allocation. TDEC is currently seeking input from the public to inform the [...]

West Tennessee VW Diesel Settlement Public Information Session2018-03-13T21:54:34-04:00