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Kentucky schools receive EPA funding to replace 36 buses

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 2020 Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) School Bus Rebate awards. This rebate allows eligible school districts to reduce the harmful emissions from older, dirtier vehicles and replace them with newer cleaner diesel or alternative fuel buses, which may include propane.

By |2021-04-22T11:46:36-04:00April 22, 2021|

State School Bus Safety Poster Contest open to students

Students are invited to submit posters for the National Association for Pupil Transportation’s 2017 State School Bus Safety Poster Contest. The contest is open to all elementary and middle school students, and high school students in special education and computer-aided drawing programs. This year’s contest theme is, “My Driver – My Safety Hero!” Posters should be submitted to the local [...]

By |2017-02-23T09:23:40-05:00February 23, 2017|

Kenton student a national winner in school bus safety poster contest

Megan Rust, a 5th-grade student at River Ridge Elementary School (Kenton County), won the computer assisted division of the 2016 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest with this entry.Photo submitted Megan Rust, a 5th-grade student at River Ridge Elementary School (Kenton County), has been named a winner in the 2016 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest. Rust won [...]

By |2016-11-17T09:33:12-05:00November 17, 2016|

Crittenden County school buses getting cleaner, greener

Gov. Steve Beshear announced this week that the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) has awarded Crittenden County Board of Education $80,000 to reduce diesel emissions from its school bus fleet. The funds were made available through the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA). “I applaud Crittenden County Board of Education for its leadership in building a greener fleet, [...]

By |2013-03-08T09:44:42-05:00March 8, 2013|
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