VW District of Columbia

District of Columbia

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EMT Fund

$8.1 million

Action Deadline(s)

Initial Public Comment deadline August 11, 2017.

Request for Comments/Input 

The DEE released a request for information as the first step in its development a Mitigation Plan for the District. A notice released by the DC indicates that: DOEE is soliciting input on the RFI from all interested parties. Stakeholders responding to the RFI are asked to provide feedback regarding how the Districts allocation of the VW settlement funds should be distributed and spent; how to maximize the air quality benefits resulting from the use of the settlement funds; whether the District should give preference to certain fuels, such as diesel, compressed natural gas, propane, hydrogen fuel cell or battery electric; and how to determine if a proposed mitigation action will benefit vulnerable populations and disadvantaged communities.  DOEE is also soliciting feedback through a short survey – see below.  The link to the full RFI also is available below.   The deadline for RFI responses is August 11, 2017, at 5:00pm. Input should be submitted via e-mail (preferred) or mail to the address below.  Comments should be submitted to: alexandra.catena@dc.gov; written correspondence: Department of Energy and Environment

Attn: Alexandra Catena, Environmental Protection Specialist, Air Quality Division, 1200 First Street NE, Fifth Floor, Washington, DC 20002

Take the Survey

RFI Notice

Draft Plan

DC’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan is under development.
No timeline has yet been given for its release.

Where to Send Comments

Email: alexandra.catena@dc.gov
Phone: (202) 741-0862

Written Correspondence:
Department of Energy and Environment
Attn: Alexandra Catena, Environmental Protection Specialist
Air Quality Division
1200 First Street NE, Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20002

NGVAmerica Comment Letter

Member Support Letter

Webinars, Meetings, Workshops

No events planned as of July, 2017.


Department of Energy and Environment


Legislative Proposals

DC has no legislation applicable to the VW Settlement as of July, 2017.