State Announces New Spending Plan After Volkswagen Settlement

“The Illinois Environmental Council welcomes the announcement from Governor Pritzker and the IEPA that they intend to revise the state’s VW settlement spending plan after seeking public input. Despite the transportation sector being the leading source of carbon emissions in Illinois, the previous administration left Illinois with a plan that would have spent millions on outdated and dirty fossil fuel technologies. IEC looks forward to working with the Governor’s Office, IEPA, and other stakeholders to craft a new plan that prioritizes transportation electrification,” said Jen Walling, Illinois Environmental Council Executive Director.

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