Alternative Fuels

2005 Clean School Bus USA Grants

Posted on April 1, 2006

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded grants totaling $7.5 million to reduce school bus emissions. As part of the EPA’s Clean School Bus USA program for 2005, 37 operations will share the funds to buy new cleaner-diesel or natural-gas buses, retrofit older buses with exhaust-reduction equipment and purchase alternative fuels, such as ultra-low-sulfur diesel and biodiesel. More information is available at www.epa.gov/cleanschoolbus.

Grantee                                                              Award
ARIZONA
Tucson Unified School District.................................$493,003

CALIFORNIA
Napa Valley Unified School District...........................$30,000
Sweetwater Union High School................................$77,580
Visalia Unified School District..................................$96,000
Windsor Unified School District................................$182,977

COLORADO
Cherry Creek Schools.............................................$253,875
Huerfano School District.........................................$57,520

CONNECTICUT
Regional School District No. 18................................$167,817
Town of Fairfield School District...............................$369,000

FLORIDA
School Board of Pinellas County...............................$150,000

GEORGIA
Bibb County Board of Education...............................$225,000

IDAHO
Basin School District..............................................$250,000

KENTUCKY
Campbell County School District..............................$341,000

LOUISIANA
St. Charles Parish Public Schools.............................$28,800

MAINE
Maine School Administrative District #57..................$69,000

MICHIGAN
Okemos Public Schools...........................................$388,519
Traverse City Area Public Schools.............................$140,365

MISSOURI
Kansas City School District #33...............................$250,000

NEBRASKA
Omaha Public Schools............................................$300,000

NEW YORK
Greece Central School District.................................$255,685
Sachem School District..........................................$187,200
Ulster Board of Cooperative Educational Services........$34,899

OHIO
Bexley City School District.......................................$66,600
Cleveland Municipal School District...........................$300,000
Cuyahoga County Board of Mental Retardation...........$29,993

OKLAHOMA
Crutcho Public Schools..........................................$69,730

OREGON
Eugene School District..........................................$150,000

PENNSYLVANIA
Chester County Intermediate Unit...........................$175,000
Great Valley School District....................................$200,000

SOUTH CAROLINA
South Carolina Department of Education.................$499,099

TEXAS
Pasadena Independent School District.....................$219,625
Pearland Independent School District......................$162,279

UTAH
Jordan School District............................................$180,000

VERMONT
Windham Northeast Supervisory Union....................$173,000

VIRGINIA
Richmond School District.......................................$274,000

WASHINGTON
Peninsula School District........................................$300,000

WISCONSIN
Madison Metropolitan School District........................$291,470

Related Topics: emissions, EPA

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