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Public Information Sessions and Presentations

Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Public Information Sessions

TDEC’s Office of Energy Programs (OEP) has hosted VW Diesel Settlement public information sessions across the state. These meetings provided an overview of the VW Diesel Settlement, the Environmental Mitigation Trust, TDEC's process for developing a proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Tennessee, and the types of Eligible Mitigation Actions that can be funded by Tennessee’s Environmental Mitigation Trust allocation.  All of these public information sessions were free and open to the public:

Click here for a  list of all Q&A from the TDEC Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Public Information Sessions.

Presentations

  • Tennessee Statewide Interagency Consultation Group Call (April 5, 2017) - On this call, TDEC's Office of Energy Programs gave an overview of the VW Diesel Settlement and TDEC's related planning efforts to date. The Tennessee Statewide Interagency Consultation Group is comprised of representatives from state and local air agencies, departments of transportation, and metropolitan planning organizations.
  • Environmental Show of the South (May 17-19, 2017 in Chattanooga) - At this conference, TDEC's Office of Energy Programs provided an overview of the VW Diesel Settlement and TDEC's related planning efforts to date.
  • TennSMART Consortium Meeting (September 21, 2017 in Knoxville) - During this meeting, TDEC's Office of Energy Programs provided an update on the VW Diesel Settlement and TDEC's related planning efforts to date.
  • Southeast Diesel Collaborative 12th Annual Conference (RESCHEDULED November 29-30, 2017 in Atlanta) - At this conference, TDEC's Office of Energy Programs provided an overview of the VW Diesel Settlement, the Environmental Mitigation Trust, TDEC's process for developing a proposed Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for TN, and TDEC's stakeholder engagement efforts. To view the agenda, click here.