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Clean School Bus

Description:

Clean School Bus USA aims to reduce children's exposure to diesel exhaust and the air pollution created by diesel school buses. 

There are a variety of clean diesel strategies for making school buses a cleaner way for children to get to school. One of the easiest ways to reduce school bus emissions and save money is to reduce idling. Another effective method is to replace the oldest school buses in the fleet.

Toolkit:

Healthy Community Design Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Air Quality

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

EPA

Submitted:

02/28/2007

Modified:

09/26/2013

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