9-6-11 Clean Diesel Bus Event
On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, Secretary Sullivan and Department of Environmental Protection...See more
On Tuesday, September 6, 2011, Secretary Sullivan and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Kenneth Kimmell met with school officials and students in Revere to celebrate the successful completion of the MassCleanDiesel “Clean Air for Kids” school bus retrofit program that has significantly reduced air pollutants emitted from thousands of older school buses serving nearly 310,000 students in 300 communities across the Commonwealth over the past three years. Under the program, more than 2,100 school buses received free diesel retrofits. MassCleanDiesel “Clean Air for Kids” is the nation’s first fully-funded statewide voluntary program to reduce air pollution from school buses. Under the program, in state and federal funds paid for the installation of the diesel retrofit pollution controls on eligible school buses.