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November 08, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Of the nearly 400,000 yellow school buses operating in the United States, nearly all of them are powered by diesel fuel. Diesel school buses emit harmful pollutants, including particulates and greenhouse gases that negatively affect children’s health and the overall environment. The adoption of new low or no emission electric school buses reduces children’s exposure to diesel pollutants, reduces transportation sector greenhouse gas emissions, and helps lower fuel costs for school districts.
Join the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation’s (VEIC) Transportation Efficiency team as they share what they have learned from their extensive experience, including managing the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources electric school bus pilot project.
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