The SC Department of Insurance announced today that it has released the first draft of the State's Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) under the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust and scheduled a public meeting for Tuesday, May 1st. As a part of the announcement, Director Farmer advised that there will be a 45-day public comment period on the draft BMP. Written comments are due by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, May 25, 2018. In conjunction with the public comment period, there will be a public meeting to solicit comments and input regarding the draft BMP as detailed below:
Public Input Solicitation and Comments Meeting
Re: South Carolina Draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 │ 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
South Carolina Bar Conference Center
1501 Park Street │ Columbia, South Carolina 29201
All organizations or interested parties planning to attend the public meeting should register in advance by emailing the name(s) and affiliations (if any) of the attendees(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, April 27, 2018.
Additional details on submission of public comments and the public meeting are included in a media release and in the draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan, which are linked to below and available on the Department's VW website, vwsettlement.sc.gov.
Read the full release by clicking here.
Read the draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan by clicking here.