Posted: February 10, 2015
Awards $3 Million to Reduce Emissions from 76 School Bus Fleets Nationwide
SAN FRANCISCO –Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding five California School Districts $325,000 and one Nevada School District $110,000 to replace eighteen older diesel school buses with new, clean buses that are more than 90 percent cleaner. Nationwide, 76 recipients will receive rebates through EPA’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding to replace 210 school buses.
Nevada’s recipient, the Washoe County School District, will replace five school buses. California recipients will replace four buses in the Town Ride, Inc. of Arcadia Unified School District; two buses for the Culver City Unified School District, one bus for the Enterprise Elementary School District in Redding, Calif., five buses for the Clovis Unified School District, and one bus for the Southern Humboldt Unified School District in Miranda, Calif. Read more