EPA School Bus Rebate Program Application Deadline Looms

EPA School Bus Rebate Program Application Deadline Looms EPA

The U.S. EPA reminded school bus operators that they have through Nov. 14 to submit applications for their share of over $7 million in grant money for cleaner vehicle emissions.

EPA is providing up to $20,000 for replacing older school buses with new clean-diesel or alternative-fuel school buses. Meanwhile, EPA is awarding up to $6,000 per school bus for emissions retrofit projects.

Related: EPA Accepting Applications for School Bus Rebate Program

EPA hosted an informational webinar on Oct. 5  that highlighted rebate options for school districts, states, tribal governments, and private school bus contractors and provided more background on the program.

The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Eastern on Nov. 14.