CCFC Core Stakeholder Meeting
Thank you to all who attended the Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition Core Stakeholders Group meeting at Centralina COG’s offices on Wednesday, May 16th and thanks to our Sustaining Stakeholders PSNC and UPS for sponsoring our meeting/networking refreshments. Whether you were able to make it or not this time, here’s a recap of what was presented, topics referenced, and links of handouts.
Also, please note the date change for our next Core Stakeholder meeting, now scheduled for Wednesday, July 25th. The time and location will be forthcoming.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN HOSTING A FUTURE MEETING OR PURSUING A SPECIFIC TOPIC/PRESENTER PLEASE CONTACT CARINA SORIANO AT 704-688-7035 OR BY csoriano [at] centralina [dot] org (EMAIL) AT YOUR EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY.
Discussion summary: (agenda)
- Key Updates
- Breathing Room-Stakeholder Input on Regional Actions for Voluntary Emission Reduction Programs Engagement by Megan Green, Program Manager for Mecklenburg County Air Quality Mobile Sources (presentation here)
- MobilEye Overview by David Regan, Regional Sales Manager (presentation here)
- Jason Wager then briefly touched on regional updates:
- Spring 2018 Seasonal Update (link)
- Charter and recent meeting updates for the ACV Task Force
- Nissan has announced that they will offer $3,000 as an incentive for purchase of 2018 LEAFs for Duke Energy customers. This is in addition to the up to $7,500 federal tax credit already being offered. (flier)
- VW Settlement Update
- The DEQ hosted regional meetings to discuss and explain the draft plan. Our region’s meeting was Tuesday, March 27th at the Kannapolis Train Station.
- Expect to see an updated mitigation plan by mid- to late- summer 2018.
- A timeline and more information can be found on the DEQ website at https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/air-quality/motor-vehicles-and-air-quality/volkswagen-settlement
- The group generally agreed that a steady diet of updates and forecasting of how best to prepare for these funds is important information that should be provided by the CCFC.
- We are open to ideas about what our stakeholders want to see that will be most beneficial for 2018.
Thanks again to those of you that have already followed up on ideas and topics that came up at this meeting. Of course, don’t hesitate to be in touch with any additional questions or requests for information; Carina can be reached via phone at 704-688-7035 or csoriano [at] centralina [dot] org