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EPA makes $2.89 million in awards for 8 electric school buses across 4 school districts in Colorado in first round of the Clean School Bus Program

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EPA makes $2.89 million in awards for 8 electric school buses across 4 school districts in Colorado in first round of the Clean School Bus Program

The EPA announced awards for the first round of funding of the Clean School Bus Program, which offers grants to school districts for the purchase of new electric school buses, of which $2.89 million will go to 4 school districts in Colorado to purchase 8 new electric school buses.

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As Clean Water Act turns 50, data shows 1.3 million pounds of toxic chemicals still being dumped into Colorado’s waterways

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As Clean Water Act turns 50, data shows 1.3 million pounds of toxic chemicals still being dumped into Colorado’s waterways

As the Clean Water Act turns 50 tomorrow, a report from CoPIRG Foundation shows industrial facilities dumped more than 1.3 million pounds of toxic chemicals into Colorado’s waterways in 2020. High volumes of chemicals linked to cancer, reproductive and developmental harm were dumped into watersheds across the state, including the South Platte, Fountain, Clear, Yampa, and Arkansas rivers among others.

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