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Replacing diesel school buses with electric ones could save money and lives

Replacing diesel school buses with electric ones could save money and lives

Switching from diesel to electric school buses in the U.S. could significantly reduce health risks and environmental damage, according to a new study.

Erin Blakemore reports for The Washington Post.

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Minnesota program helps manufacturers train for all-electric future

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