Request for Comments/Input
New Jersey’s Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan will summarize how the State proposes to use the mitigation funds allocated to it under the Volkswagen Settlement. It will address: New Jersey’s overall goal for the use of the funds; The categories of Eligible Mitigation Actions the State anticipates will be appropriate to achieve the stated goals and the preliminary assessment of the percentages of funds anticipated to be used for each type of Eligible Mitigation Action; A description of how the State will consider the potential beneficial impact of the selected Eligible Mitigation Actions on air quality in areas that bear a disproportionate share of the air pollution burden within the State; and A general description of the expected ranges of emission benefits the State estimates would be realized by implementation of the Eligible Mitigation Actions identified in the Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. If you would like to propose a project idea in advance of the Beneficiary Mitigation Plan, please complete and submit the project form. View the list of Eligible Mitigation Actions
Where to Send Comments
To submit a project idea for consideration, complete the Project Solicitation Form by January 31, 2018. Please use a separate Project Solicitation Form for each proposed project. Click here to join the New Jersey e-mail list to get periodic updates. Questions? Contact VWComments@dep.nj.gov with all questions.