Tell us what you think

If you have questions or comments about the Volkswagen settlement program, our plan for Phase 2, or grant funding opportunities, please get in touch.

Send your email to vwsettlement.pca@state.mn.us, or contact Volkswagen Program Coordinator Rocky Sisk, Rocky.Sisk@state.mn.us or 651-757-2173.

We'll come to you

MPCA staff are available to attend your organization’s meeting or event to share information about the plan for Phase 2. If you would like us to attend your organization's meeting or event, email us at vwsettlement.pca@state.mn.us.

Phase 2 draft plan public meetings

In December 2019, MPCA hosted a series of public meetings around the state for residents to learn about the draft plan, ask questions, and give feedback during the open comment period.

Meeting locations:

  • Duluth: December 4, 2019
  • Saint Paul: December 9, 2019, also available via webinar
  • Minneapolis: December 9, 2019
  • Rochester: December 12, 2019
  • Webinar in Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, Marshall, and Mankato: December 17, 2019

The comment period for the Phase 2 draft plan closed on December 20, 2019.

Past public meetings

In the spring and summer of 2019, MPCA began sharing results from our first two years of grant programs and asking for public input on how we should spend settlement funds in Phase 2.

Meeting materials - presentation and handout: PDF icon Volkswagen settlement in Minnesota: Planning the next phase (aq-mvp2-30z)

  • Marshall: June 4, 2019
  • Rochester: June 5, 2019
  • Bemidji: June 12, 2019
  • Duluth: June 13, 2019
  • Minneapolis: June 17, 2019
  • Burnsville: June 25, 2019

Technical meeting in Saint Paul on July 16, 2019:

Technical meeting in Saint Paul on August 14, 2019: