Final Beneficiary Mitigation Plan
The DEQ submitted a final Beneficiary Mitigatin Plan to the Trust on June 8, 2018. The plan includes the following allocations:
40% On-Road (20% school bus, 20% trucks and transit)
15% Flex Funds
15% EV Light Duty Infrastructure
Funding Opportunity Deadline Sept. 30, 2020 for On-Road Medium and Heavy-duty Vehicles
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced the availability of approximately $3.5 million for a reimbursement program to replace or repower eligible on-road vehicles. This is a competitive funding opportunity available to government and non-government applicants seeking to improve their heavy truck, medium truck, or bus fleets. A cost-share is required for funding under this program. School buses are not eligible for this funding.
Eligible vehicle classes:
- Class 8 Local Freight Trucks and Port Drayage Trucks (Large Trucks)
- Class 4-8 Shuttle Bus or Transit Bus (Buses)
- Class 4-7 Local Freight Trucks (Medium Trucks)
Applications will be accepted through September 30, 2020. For an application or more information please visit https://www.deq.ok.gov/air-quality-division/volkswagen-settlement/on-road-program/ or email questions to: VWSettlement@deq.ok.gov.