NTAA: Volkswagen Settlement


NTAA/ TAMS Correspondence


August 18th, 2017 the NTAA Executive Committee sent this letter to the U.S. DOJ regarding updates on the VW Settlement Trust Agreement and feedback they were looking for in regards to the Trust Agreement.

July 20th, 2017, After the training at the National Tribal Forum on Air Quality, the NTAA VW Settlement Work Group developed several questions raised at the training. Click here to view the letter submitted to DOJ and click here to view the DOJ’s response

Click here for a basic fact sheet on the VW Settlement Work Group

9.15.17 Letter to DOJ from NTAA on tax and DERA concerns with VW Settlement

The NTAA Executive Committee submitted a letter to the U.S. DOJ and EPA with a request for a legal opinion on a tax issue with the VW Settlement related to the separation of the Tribal and State trusts. NTAA again recorded the EC’s request for reconsideration of the funding match requirement for the VW Settlement’s DERA option’s for Tribes.

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August 2016 Volkswagen Settlement Comment Letter

RE: Comments from the National Tribal Air Association and the Tribal Air Monitoring Support Center on the Partial Consent Decree as part of the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, Case No: MDL No. 2672 CRB (JSC), and D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-11386.

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June 2016 EPA Letter

Subject: NTAA Reccomendations for the Distribution of Funds for Environmental Mitigation and Supplemental Environmental Projects Related To Alleged Volkswagen Violations

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August 2016 Volkswagen Template Letter

RE: Comments from the National Tribal Air Association and the Tribal Air Monitoring Support Center on the Partial Consent Decree as part of the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, Case No: MDL No. 2672 CRB (JSC), and D.J. Ref. No. 90-5-2-1-11386.

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November 2016 NTAA & TAMS VW Comment Letter to DOJ

RE: Comments of the National Tribal Air Association and the Tribal Air Monitoring Support Center Steering Committee regarding the consolidated list of recommended trustees contemplated in the Partial Consent Decree of the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation, Case No. 16-cv-295 (N.D. Cal.)

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December 2016 NTAA and TAMS Letter to EPA on the VW Settlement
NTAA & TAMS VW Comment Letter to DOJ

RE: Concerns Regarding the DERA option in the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation Settlement

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