VW SETTLEMENT UPDATE (Diesel Emissions Mitigation)
Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in the information meeting and presentation. All comments are important. 

Please take a few minutes to respond to the public comment survey. *this is not a RFI or RFP.*

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (Department) Division of Air Resource Management announces two webinars to inform the public about the development of Florida's State Beneficiary Mitigation Plan under the Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Environmental Mitigation Trust. These public informational webinars coincide with a 60-day period for all persons to complete an online public survey, the results of which the Department will use in developing Florida's State Beneficiary Mitigation Plan.
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Webinar Link:

For more information about Florida's Diesel Emission Mitigation Program, please visit: https://floridadep.gov/air/air-director/content/volkswagen-settlement-florida-mitigation-fund
What are local governments doing to help draft a plan for the VW settlement funding?

Miami-Dade County adopted a resolution urging the majority of the VW settlement go to EV charging stations and EV buses/charging infrastructure:

Daniella Levine Cava, Prime Sponsor; Adopted by BCC Passed 12 - 0    link
Fleets for the Future Webinar:  Incorporating Electric Vehicles Into Your Fleet
Date: Wednesday, April 18
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET
Register now!
Contacts: Sarah Reed ( sarah@narc.org) and Cameron Herbolsheimer ( cameron@narc.org)

Choosing to incorporate more electric vehicles in your fleet can yield numerous benefits, including some that expand beyond your organization:
  • Significant operational costs savings,
  • Tapping into domestically produced fuels,
  • Contributing to greenhouse gas reduction and local air quality goals, and
  • Gaining local and national recognition for leading by example. 
Interested in learning more? Join the next Fleets for the Future webinar on April 18 at 2:00 PM ET to hear best practices from our technical experts on how you can start transitioning your fleet to include more electric vehicles.
During this webinar, our technical experts will be discussing electric vehicle opportunities on the market today, how to assess the suitability in your fleet, and how incorporating electric vehicles in your fleet can help you reduce costs. 

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April 30- May 3, 2018: Advanced Clean Transportation- ACT Expo 2018 (Long Beach, CA)
May 16, 2018: 7th Annual City of Ft. Lauderdale Transportation Summit (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
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