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By Kara Davidson
Gazette Reporter 

New GP bus still coming


February 28, 2019

Three Whitman County school districts received grants from the Washington State Department of Ecology to replace old buses with new ones with an idle reduction system to lower emissions.

The state Department of Ecology allocated $12 million of the $28.4 million it received as settlement from Volkswagen for violating Washington’s Clean Air Act.

The grant is to replace buses 17 years old or older that emit far more pollution than today’s options. The old technology in the buses is particularly worrisome in that children are the most at risk of the negative health effects diesel pollution...

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