According to the Maine Department of Transportation website, they are trying to distribute approximately $3 million from the Volkswagen environmental mitigation settlement.

To qualify, you must still be operating a diesel VW that is model year 2009 or older.  Inoperable vehicles are ineligible.  You could receive between 25% and 80% of the base price of a new vehicle.

-Applications will be accepted between September 16th, 2019 and November 15th, 2019.

-Get the applications HERE

-Mail it or e-mail it here:

David Gardner

Maine Department of Transportation

Environmental Office

16 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333

david.gardner@maine.gov

-Decisions will be made in January 2020 and will be posted HERE

The settlement stems from accusations that VW sold and leased 2.0 and 3.0 liter diesel vehicles that were equipped with defective equipment.