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EPA to open application period for school bus rebates

Posted on November 6, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The application period for the U.S. EPA’s new school bus rebate program will begin next week, the agency announced on Tuesday.

The EPA will collect applications for the program, which was first announced in September, from Nov. 13 to Dec. 14.

A total of about $2 million will be available for rebates on new school buses to replace older buses. The program is open to both public fleets and private contractors.

For the application, instructions and other information, go here.

The EPA will offer a webinar to interested applicants on Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. EST. The link for the webinar is https://epa.connectsolutions.com/schoolbusrebates. The agency will also use a conference call line: (866) 299-3188, code 3327333#.

Related Topics: emissions, EPA, school bus replacement

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