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Biden administration awarding $900M for green school buses

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2024
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The Biden administration announced Thursday it will award nearly $900 million for clean energy school buses to hundreds of school districts across the country.

Through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2023 Clean School Bus Program rebate competition, the agency selected more than 500 school districts to receiving the funding to replace diesel fueled school buses.

The funding will also allow schools to purchase more than 3,400 new clean school buses, 92 percent of which will be electric. The initiative is focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting children’s health...

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