Rob Kelter, a senior attorney at the Environmental Law and Policy Center, says the partnership — a pooling of legal and advocacy resources — creates an opportunity for a greater impact.
A provision in North Carolina’s new budget law threatens to delay and possibly disqualify the state from its $92 million portion of the Volkswagen emissions settlement.
Illinois is proposing to spend more of its VW settlement money on electric school buses than any other state.
As a legal dispute continues over who gets the final say on how North Carolina spends its Volkswagen settlement money, stakeholders agree that installing electric vehicle charging stations should be a top priority.
With a key deadline two weeks away, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper still has not designated a state agency to accept Volkswagen settlement funds – a crucial step toward deploying $92 million to clean up heavy-duty vehicles and build out electric car charging infrastructure in the state.