Iowa school districts receive grants to reduce diesel emissions


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A total of $280,359 in grants will be awarded to seven Iowa school districts to reduce diesel emissions on school bus engines.

The funding will be provided by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources as part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Diesel Campaign.

The districts to receive the grants include: Albert City-Truesdale in Buena Vista County, East Union in Union County, North Iowa in Winnebago County, Rock Valley in Sioux County, West Harrison in Harrison County,  Westwood in Woodbury County, and Sibley-Ocheyedan in Osceola County.

For more information, read the full DNR news release.