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VW Settlement Information

In late 2015, Volkswagen (VW) publicly admitted it had secretly and deliberately installed a defeat device - software designed to cheat emissions tests and deceive federal and state regulators - in nearly 500,000 VW and Audi branded 2.0-liter diesel vehicles and 83,000 3.0-liter diesel vehicles sold to American consumers.

On October 25, 2016 a partial settlement was approved that resolves consumer claims concerning the 2.0-liter diesel vehicles. On December 20, 2016 a preliminary second partial settlement was agreed to concerning 3.0-liter diesel vehicles and will be approved after it is published in the federal register and after the required comment period.

As a result of these partial settlements, Connecticut is expected to receive over $50 million for use towards offsetting the excess NOx emissions caused by VW's actions through extensive mitigation projects to reduce NOx from a wide array of mobile sources.

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Do you have ideas for a diesel emissions mitigation project or other project eligible under the settlement that would utilize funds efficiently and reduce NOx emissions in CT? Submit your ideas to us!

FAQ

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Get quick answers to some commonly asked questions regarding the VW Settlement and the impact on Connecticut residents and our environment.

NOx Mitigation Grants

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Check back for grant opportunities in Connecticut that are coming soon as a result of the VW Settlement.

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Documents

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An archive of VW Settlement court documents, links to VW consumer webpages, CT's proposed mitigation plan, public comments received, presentations and other relevant VW documents.

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Content Last Updated: March 7, 2017