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EPA awards grant for St. Louis bus retrofit project
April 7, 2009
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — EPA Region 7 recently presented a $454,849 grant to Grace Hill Settlement House to fund the St. Louis School Bus Retrofit program...
EPA calls for stimulus funding applicants
March 26, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Requests for applications (RFAs) are now available for a new clean-diesel funding campaign through the EPA.

The American Rec...

Stimulus includes $300 million for clean diesel
February 18, 2009
DENVER — The economic stimulus package signed by President Obama here on Tuesday contains potential funding for reducing school bus emissions and imp...
Lawmakers approve funding for diesel programs
June 19, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On June 11, the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved the Fiscal Year 2009 funding bill for the EPA that includes a ...
NSTA releases annual convention details
June 18, 2008
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has released details about its 2008 International School Bus Driver Safety Co...
EPA awards grant for District of Columbia school buses
May 5, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The EPA has awarded a $224,540 grant to the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) as part of its Clean School Bus USA prog...
Yellow buses touted as green way to school
April 22, 2008
In conjunction with Earth Week, pupil transportation industry officials launched a drive to reduce carbon emissions by getting more students to ride ...
IC’s McKinney Aims at Enhanced Buses, Energy Solutions
April 1, 2008

In December, IC Corporation announced that it had named John McKinney its new vice president and general manager.

The position entails managing ...

EPA awards grant to South Carolina DOE
March 20, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The EPA presented the South Carolina Department of Education (DOE) with funds to install emission-control equipment on school buses ...
EPA awards grants to Midwest school districts
March 13, 2008
CHICAGO — EPA Region 5 has presented two school systems in the Midwest with funds to implement projects that will reduce the amount of exhaust emitte...
EPA awards grant to Tennessee environmental agency for bus retrofits
January 2, 2008
GALLATIN, Tenn. — The Southeast Diesel Collaborative recently presented the Tennessee Department of Education and Conservation with funds to ins...
EPA, Scholastic Inc. promote clean school buses
January 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The EPA and Scholastic Inc. have partnered to educate children about clean air and to promote environmentally-friendly school buses...

Green Movement Keeps Sprouting Up
October 1, 2007

With the EPA requirements of emissions limits for 2007 engines and conversion to ultra low sulfur diesel (ULSD), the pupil transportation industry is ...

Too Good to Be True? (Part 2)
November 1, 2006

An engineering expert takes exception to the promises of better fuel economy, extended oil intervals and reduced emissions made by suppliers of fuel additives, engine attachments and other aftermarket products. The second of a two-part article.

Q&A: ‘Pre-Buy’ Activity Boosts School Bus Sales in 2006
October 1, 2006

Thomas Built Buses President and CEO John O’Leary says the manufacturing sector is seeing increased sales due to customers increasing their bus purchasing before the EPA’s stricter emissions standards take effect in 2007.

NAPT Webcast debut covers 2007 emissions
August 1, 2006

Addressing concerns about the EPA’s tightened emissions standards and how they’re going to impact school bus operators was the focus of a Webcast sponsored by the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).

2005 Clean School Bus USA Grants
April 1, 2006

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded grants totaling $7.5 million to reduce school bus emissions.

Fleet Facts About Diesel Particulate Filters
March 1, 2006

What you need to know about these emission-control devices, which are being retrofitted into thousands of school buses and will be installed in all 2007 diesel models.

NSTA looks at Head Start, EPA funding at winter meeting
March 1, 2006

MAUI, Hawaii — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) addressed a number of critical issues facing the pupil transportation industry at its mid-winter meeting in late January.

Reduced Engine Emissions, Higher Costs Looming
November 1, 2005

Bringing diesel engines into compliance with 2007 EPA standards will force manufacturers to charge a higher price. But the upside is that emissions will be significantly lower.

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