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 Dec. 6, 2019
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced a new funding $2.6 million opportunity for alternative fuel school buses using Volkswagen Settlement Funds. Applications will be accepted until December 6, 2019. Funds are available for replacement of 2009 or older Class 4-8 diesel school buses with new alternative fuel* buses. For the purposes of this program, alternative fuels include all-electric, propane (LPG), and natural gas (LNG or CNG). To find more information on the Alternative Fuel School Bus Program, please visit: https://www.deq.ok.gov/air-quality-division/volkswagen-settlement/alternative-fuel-school-bus-program/ or email questions to: VWSettlement@deq.ok.gov.