Request for Comments/Input
Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection has published a Request for Additional Information (RFI) to collect information to assist in determining the range and types of diesel emission reduction and mitigation projects that potentially exist in the state to help inform Florida’s draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. This RFI is “also intended to identify Interested Entities that may be interested in participating in potential mitigation projects in the future. Interested stakeholders are requested to fill out separate forms relating to the following categories identified below. Interested entities can view and download the six RFIs from the Vendor Bid System (VBS) website. Once at this site, the steps listed below should be followed to access the RFIs: Click “Search Advertisements”; Under the “Agency” search field, select the “Department of Environmental Protection” and click on “Initiate Search”; Click on the applicable RFI number below. Responses are due 6/23/17 and must be in writing and submitted electronically to the Procurement Officer identified in the RFIs. Responses must be submitted as a .xls file using the appropriate Microsoft Excel template located below.
RFI 2017035C: Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks
RFI 2017036C: School, Shuttle, and Transit Buses
RFI 2017037C: Airport and Non-Road Equipment
RFI 2017038C: Ports – Shorepower and Marine Diesel
RFI 2017039C: Locomotives
RFI 2017040C: Charging Stations
HB5001. Authorizes a $5 million fixed capital outlay related to the Volkswagen Settlement Fund. Authorizes $1 million for NGV grants but language in the bill indicates that some funding, possibly the $1 million, is contingent on HB 647 or similar legislation not becoming law (HB647 was enacted). Status: enacted with line item vetoed 3/16/18.