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The Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust has allocated $72.2 million to New Jersey to implement actions to counter the air quality impacts of the excess NOx emissions resulting from the use of the defeat devices.  Mitigation funding has been delegated as outlined below.

OVERVIEW OF DISTRIBUTION OF MITIGATION FUNDS:

VW Mitigation Phase 1 (Announced February 28, 2019):

Electric Heavy-Duty Garbage Trucks

  • $2,046,000 City of Jersey City, five electric garbage trucks
  • $1,717,000 Regional Industries LLC, Elizabeth, five electric garbage trucks

Electric School Buses

  • $1,975,000 Student Transportation of America Inc., Trenton, five electric school buses

Electric Port Related Vehicles

  • $2,467,000 Red Hook Terminals LLC, Port Newark, ten electric yard tractors
  • $960,000 IKEA Distribution Services North America, four electric terminal tractors
  • $1,189,000 Best Transportation, Port Newark, four electric yard tractors

Electric Airport Ground Support Equipment

  • $3,566,529 United Airlines, Newark Airport, thirty nine electric ground support equipment

Electric Trucks

  • $825,000 IKEA Distribution Services North America, five “last mile” electric delivery trucks in:
    Westampton, Camden, Jersey City, Hoboken, and Cherry Hill
  • $1,167,000 Hudson County Motors Inc., Essex and Hudson counties, four electric drayage trucks

  • $262,500 International Motor Freight, Port Newark, one electric drayage (short-distance shipping) truck

Electric Transit Buses

  • $8,000,000 NJ TRANSIT, eight electric transit buses in Camden

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VW Mitigation Phase 2 (Announced February 16, 2021):

Electric Heavy-Duty Garbage Trucks

  • $1,263,786 City of Paterson, two electric garbage trucks 
  • $1,301,065 City of Perth Amboy, two electric garbage trucks 

Electric School Buses

  • $1,921,510 Durham School Services, LP, Elizabeth, five electric school buses
  • $1,839,500 Jersey City Public Schools, five electric school buses

Electric Port Related Vehicles

  • $856,293 Port Authority of New York New Jersey, Port Newark, one electric mobile harbor crane
  • $735,000 Port Newark Container Terminal, Port Newark, two hybrid electric straddle carriers
  • $1,590,490 Maher Terminals LLC, Elizabeth, one electric straddle carrier
  • $614,706 Harbor Freight Transportation Corp., Port Newark, two electric yard tractors
  • $361,770 AE Cargo Group Inc., Newark, one electric yard tractors
  • $186,397 Builders First Source, Pleasantville, three electric forklifts
  • $328,643 Builders First Source, Elizabeth, five electric forklifts
  • $75,588 Builders First Source, Berlin, one electric forklift
  • $434,600 Harbor Freight Transportation Corp., Port Newark, one electric forklift
  • $307,500 Lemcor Solid Waste Transfer Station, Newark, one electric yard tractor
  • $1,050,000 Wakefern Food Corp, Keasbey, four electric yard tractors
  • $1,125,000 International Motor Freight, Newark, two electric yard tractors, one electric drayage truck 
  • $449,419 Lemcor Solid Waste Transfer Station, Newark, one electric material handling unit
  • $3,838,055 South Jersey Port Corporation, Camden, ten electric cargo handling equipment
  • $2,756,759 South Jersey Port Corporation, Camden, thirteen electric cargo handling equipment

Electric Airport Ground Support Equipment

  • $468,324 Delta Air Lines, Newark Airport, seven electric ground support equipment, six charging stations
  • $835,719 Signature Flight Support, Newark Airport, twelve electric ground support equipment
  • $3,549,571 Jet Blue/Port Authority New York New Jersey, Newark Airport, thirty-eight electric ground support equipment

Electric Trucks

  • $300,000 Railroad Construction Company, Inc., Paterson, one electric truck
  • $248,000 New Jersey City University, Jersey City, one electric truck
  • $4,837,500 International Motor Freight, Newark, fifteen electric trucks
  • $498,750 Bettaway Beverage Distributors Inc., South Plainfield, two distribution tractors

Electric Transit Buses

  • $496,000 New Jersey City University, Jersey City, one electric shuttle bus
  • $3,375,000 A-1 Limousine Inc., West Windsor, four electric buses

Projects Funded with RGGI Auction Proceeds (Announced February 16, 2021):

Electric Heavy-Duty Garbage Trucks

  • $1,200,000 Borough of Bergenfield, two electric garbage trucks
  • $1,301,065 City of Englewood, two electric garbage trucks
  • $1,065,108 City of Newark, two electric garbage trucks
  • $1,200,000 City of Trenton, two electric garbage trucks
  • $1,154,000 Jackson Township School District, two electric garbage trucks
  • $562,000 Toms River Township, one electric garbage truck

Electric School Buses

  • $2,517,500 Belair Transport, Orange, seven electric school buses
  • $834,604 Belleville Board of Education, two electric school buses
  • $1,628,136 D&M Tours Inc., Paterson, four electric school buses
  • $715,564 Kearny Board of Education, two electric school buses
  • $800,000 Elizabeth Board of Education, two electric school buses

Electric Shuttle Busses

  • $250,000 County of Passaic, one electric shuttle bus
  • $1,950,000 Kean University, Union, seven electric shuttle buses
  • $800,000 Township of West Orange, two electric shuttle buses

Electric Trucks

  • $284,595 Township of Lakewood, one electric truck

Electric HeavyDuty Garbage Trucks and Electric Shuttle Buses

  • $1,920,198  Town of West New York, two electric garbage trucks, two electric shuttle buses
  • $2,491,880 Township of Woodbridge, three electric garbage trucks, two electric shuttle buses

Electric Heavy Duty Garbage Trucks and Electric Box Delivery Trucks

  • $1,578,477 Elizabeth Board of Education, two electric garbage trucks and two electric box delivery trucks

eMobility Projects

Projects from the November 10, 2021 announcement have not been added to this map, and updated map will follow shortly.

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Projects Funded With RGGI Auction Proceeds (Announced November 10, 2021):

Electric School Buses

  • $1,877,871.71 Aldin Transportation Corporation, Passaic County/Paterson, six electric school buses
  • $524,614.50 George Dapper Inc, Mercer County, two electric school buses
  • $2,018,458.00 Jay's Bus Service, Ocean County, eight electric school buses
  • $252,307.25 Yeshivah Masoras Avos, Ocean County, one electric school bus
  • $252,307.25 United Talmudical Academy of Lakewood, Ocean County, one electric school bus
  • $1,776,150.75 Leonia Board of Education, Bergen County, seven electric school buses
  • $1,696,062.00 First Student, East Orange, six electric school buses
  • $252,307.25 Dover Board of Education, Morris County, one electric school bus
  • $252,307.25 Bogota Board of Education, Bergen County, one electric school bus
  • $400,000.00 Haledon Board of Education, Haledon, one electric school bus
  • $504,615.50 Garfield Board of Education, Bergen County, two electric school buses
  • $1,615,843.50 Holcomb Transportation, LLC, Camden County, six electric school buses
  • $882,316.00 Keyport Auto Body, Inc. (dba: Shamrock Stagecoach), Middlesex County, three electric school buses

Electric Trucks

  • $785,346.00 City of Pleasantville, Pleasantville, three electric trucks

Electric Shuttle Buses

  • $349,900.00 Township of Weehawken, Hudson County, one electric shuttle bus

Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment

$3.2 million was allocated from the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust in Phase 1, and an additional $5.4 million is proposed from the Trust in Phase 2, to allow DEP to award grants for electric vehicle charging stations, including public fast chargers, under It Pay$ to Plug In – New Jersey’s Electric Vehicle Charging Grant Program. Governor Phil Murphy has committed to using 15 percent or $10.8 million of the state’s settlement amount for electric-vehicle charging stations.

For more information on these projects please visit the It Pay$ to Plug In webpage


To download this list of projects, click here.


Mitigation Funding Reports


VW Semi-Annual Reports

 
 

Questions? Contact VWComments@dep.nj.gov with all questions.