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EPA announces Buffalo investments for electric school buses [Video]

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) – Representatives with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) were in Buffalo on Friday to announce a major investment coming to the Buffalo-Niagara region funded predominantly through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that looks to electrify school bus fleets and clean up polluted areas.

Specifically, this funding will provide 25 electric school buses to Buffalo Public Schools at a cost of $8.625 million, and provide electric buses for other Erie County school districts like Sweet Home, Depew and Springville-Griffith Institute.

“That means not just cleaner, greener school buses, but clean air for our children’s lungs to breathe in while they’re being transported. This builds off of the promises that we’ve made as a community, as a state and as a nation, to fight climate change and to improve our environment. It starts right here today at the water’s edge. but it has to continue on for the months and years ahead and …

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