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Volkswagen Update: June 2018

Volkswagen Update: June 2018

Twelve states have finalized their Environmental Mitigation Trust plans. Nineteen states have draft plans, and 19 are still in development. We are getting down to the finish line for making the case for propane school bus funding. If you haven’t reached out to your representative, now is the time.

As of June 2018:

12 states have final plans:

Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin

19 states have draft plans:

Arkansas, California, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, Vermont and Washington

19 states are still developing their plans and are accepting comments:

Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming

Each state has been assigned a beneficiary, usually an environmental or energy government entity. A state listing can be found on the VW Settlement Clearinghouse website. If your state has drafted or are still drafting its plan, please contact Chelsea Jenkins at to discuss how best to approach your state agencies.

We don’t want to miss this opportunity to get more funding for propane school buses!

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