VW New York

New York

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EMT Fund

$127.7 million

Action Deadline(s)

No public comment deadline yet given.

Request for Comments/Input 

The NY DEC recently announced that it is holding three public outreach events in July to describe projects eligible for funding from the multi-state settlement with VW. The meetings are open to the public. Stakeholders including Environmental Justice groups, environmental organizations, municipalities, and concerned citizens are encouraged to attend. Registration is not required. Each meeting will include a brief presentation followed by open discussion of eligible mitigation projects. DEC is partnering with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, New York Power Authority, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New York Department of Transportation, New York City Department of Transportation, New York State Thruway Authority, New York State Department of Public Safety, and Metropolitan Transit Authority to develop the VW Settlement environmental mitigation plan.

Presentation schedule/locations:

Long Island City
July 10, 2017 (4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.)

Albany
July 20, 2017 (4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.)

Rochester
July 24, 2017 (4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.)

Draft Plan

New York’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan is under development.

No timeline has yet been given for its release.

Where to Send Comments

New York State is seeking comments and suggestions for NOx mitigation projects that would utilize funds efficiently and reduce NOx emissions. Comments should be sent to: VW.AppenD@dec.ny.gov.

 

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Member Support Letter

Webinars, Meetings, Workshops

No events planned as of July, 2017.

Website

Department of Environmental Conservation

 

Legislative Proposals

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

 

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