The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality is again accepting applications for project funding from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. The eligible projects, outlined in North Dakota’s mitigation plan, reduce emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide (NOx).  Funding is available to government and non-government entities for projects that mitigate the negative air quality impacts caused by Volkswagen’s use of emissions testing defeat devices in their vehicles sold and operated in the United States.

The application deadline is Monday, May 2, 2022, at 5 p.m.

Applications can be mailed to the Division of Air Quality, 4201 Normandy Street, Bismarck, ND 58503-1324 or emailed to

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