VW Michigan


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EMT Fund

$60.3 million

Action Deadline(s)

Comments due March 3, 2017

Request for Comments/Input (Comments due March 3, 2017)

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a Request for Information regarding funding it will receive under the EMT. The notice includes a draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for the $60.3 million that Michigan is set to receive. Feedback is requested concerning the draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. The Plan specifies project types, allocations and grantee match requirements. The draft plan includes a detailed breakdown of how funds could be spent. As currently written, slightly more than half would go for clean school bus projects. The MDEQ issued a VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Request for Information to solicit comments and ideas from the public on the State’s draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. A total of 44 unique comments were received from businesses, organizations, and individuals.  The MDEQ completed a Response to Comments document and is currently working on the final Beneficiary Mitigation Plan.

Where to Send Comments

Please direct questions on the Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan, the VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Request for Information, and the Response to Comments document to: Debbie Swartz Michigan Department of Environmental Quality swartzd@michigan.gov 517-284-6903

NGVAmerica Comment Letter

Member Support Letter

Webinars, Meetings, Workshops

No scheduled events as of 7/2017.


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Legislative Proposals

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