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Arlington Awarded $326K EPA Grant for Electric School Buses

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Grant advances electrification of municipal fleet goal of Net Zero Action Plan.

The Department of Planning and Community Development and Arlington Public Schools are pleased to announce that the Town will receive $326,579 to replace two older diesel school buses with new model year 2022 battery electric school buses as part of a competitive grant program award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) State Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) grant program.

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In addition to funding the two new school buses, the grant will finance the purchase and installation of two direct current charging stations for the buses. 

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