In June 2018, CARB issued its final Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. The plan is heavily tilted toward benefiting electric vehicles and provides the following funding allocations:
Zero-Emission Transit, School, and Shuttle Buses -$130 million
Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks - $90 million
Zero-Emission Freight and Marine Projects - $70 million
- Forklifts and Port Cargo Handling Equipment
- Airport Ground Support Equipment
- Oceangoing Vessel Shore Power
- Zero-Emission Ferry, Tugboat, and Towboat Repowers
Combustion Freight and Marine Projects - $60 million
- Low NOx Class 7-8 Freight Trucks
- Tier 4 Freight Switchers
- Tier 4 or Hybrid Ferry, Tugboat, and Towboat Repowers
Light-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure - $10 million
Reserve (including administrative costs) - $63 million
AB92. Includes directives relating to the VW Settlement including the ZEV investment plan and funds expended under Appendix D. The lead agency is required to provide annual report to the legislature on the implementation of the Environmental Trust money, is to strive to ensure that 35 percent of the funds are expended on low-income or disadvantaged communities disproportionately affected by air pollution, and ensure use of funds aligns with state priorities. Status: signed by Governor June 27, 2017.
AB97. Appropriates $2 million from penalty monies to be used by the Air Resources Board to support overseeing and implementation of the Volkswagen Consent Decree. Status: signed by Governor June 27, 2017.