Volkswagen Settlement Trust Funding Available For On-Road Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicles
For Immediate Release: July 13, 2020
Contact: Erin Hatfield, (405) 702-7119
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is pleased to announce the availability of funding from the Volkswagen Settlement Trust On-Road Program. Approximately $3.5 million is available for a reimbursement program to replace or repower eligible on-road vehicles. The goal of this program is to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by replacing or repowering older vehicles with newer diesel or alternative fueled 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.