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ASBC Puts Yellow Shade on Earth Day

The EPA released a video statement from Administrator Lisa Jackson commemorating the 39th anniversary of Earth Day with a call to all Americans to continue and increase progress in cleaning up the environment for the nation’s children, and the American School Bus Council responded with updated figures on how the yellow school bus can reduce fuel consumption and relieve traffic congestion.

No Hydrogen for You! Feds Dump Plans for Alt Fuel

Three months after Congress received a report that noted obstacles remained to hydrogen fuel cells being a viable option for school buses, the U.S. Department of Energy went one step farther and cut all funds for research and development in the Obama Administration’s fiscal year 2010 budget.

Blue Bird Wins Alt Fuel Award for Propane Vision

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute in April recognized Blue Bird Corporation’s dedicated propane Type C Vision with the 2009 Oxygen Award for emissions reductions it has brought to school districts across the country.

Nevada to Receive New Buses Via Stimulus

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is benefiting 15 of the state’s school districts as $1.73 million will purchase 17 new school buses to reduce nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and air toxins from communities.
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