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Feds pledge $1 billion to deliver 2,700 electric, low-emission school buses

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration announced $1 billion in funding for more than 2,700 electric and low-emission school buses across 37 states in January.

This is a second part of funding of a $5 billion, five-year initiative from the bipartisan infrastructure law. In total, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program has awarded nearly $2 billion and funded approximately 5,000 electric and low-emission school buses nationwide.

Washington schools will receive a combined $14.9 million through the program. That money will go to help 20 districts replace buses. “Getting...

 

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