VW Iowa


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EMT Fund

$21 million

Action Deadline(s)

Initial Public Comment deadline was April 28, 2017.

Request for Comments/Input 

Iowa’s Department of Transportation (DOT) has set up a website with information on the settlement. The DOT requested input on potential environmental mitigation projects via a survey that closed on April 28, 2017.

A state agency working group, coordinated by the Iowa Department of Transportation, has been tasked with reviewing the Volkswagen settlement requirements and evaluating potential uses of these dollars.

Angela L. Poole – Iowa Department of Transportation
Stuart Anderson – Iowa Department of Transportation
Stephanie Weisenbach – Iowa Economic Development Authority
Kelly Green – Iowa Department of Administrative Services
Max Christensen – Iowa Department of Education
Max Miller – Iowa Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
Ben Bellus – Iowa Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
Jim McGraw – Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Stu Schmitz – Iowa Department of Public Health

Draft Plan

Iowa’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan is under development.

No timeline has yet been given for its release.

Where to Send Comments

VW Settlement updates are available via an Email List.

Questions about the Volkswagen Clean Air Act partial settlements, can be submitted via a DOT online form.

NGVAmerica Comment Letter

Member Support Letter

Webinars, Meetings, Workshops

No events planned as of July, 2017.


Iowa Department of Transportation

Legislative Proposals

Iowa has no proposed legislation applicable to the VW Settlement as of 7/2017.