For State fiscal year 2020 (July 2019 through June 2020), the department is matching the state Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant with Volkswagen Trust funds, ensuring Missouri qualifies for the federal matching bonus. The guidelines describing the process the department plans to follow is currently posted for public comment on the main VW webpage.

For general information about DERA, see https://dnr.mo.gov/env/apcp/dera.htm.