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Will Electric School Buses Move into High Gear?

Federal funds for electric school buses could mean a healthier ride to school for millions of kids in America

9/27/21

Ann Mesnikoff

Victory

Pekin and See: How to Turn a Coal Plant into Electric School Buses

Catching a ride on the magic school bus is now a reality for students in the Pekin and Hollis School Districts as Illinois’ first vehicle-to-grid (V2G) electric school buses hit the road.

4/1/21

Susan Mudd

Story

Memo from the Midwest: What the Biden administration should prioritize for a robust transition to electric vehicles

The U.S. can slash emissions by accelerating steps to get more pollution-free vehicles on the roads. Electrifying the transportation sector will provide critical reductions in air pollution in the Midwest and across the country.

3/3/21

Susan Mudd

Update

Air Pollution, Diesel Emissions and Public Health: Southside Summit on Transportation

ELPC Senior Policy Advocate Susan Mudd joined other public health experts to discuss the impacts of freight, trucking, and distribution on air quality and health in Chicago.

3/2/21

Susan Mudd

Op-Ed

Cut diesel pollution while maintaining Chicago’s robust freight business

The blessings of convenience and freight-related jobs come with a cost, but there is a way for dangerous pollution to be dramatically reduced while enhancing the Chicago area's booming freight distribution industry.

11/23/20

Susan Mudd

Victory

Electric school buses hit the road in the Midwest

ELPC is committed to improving air quality across the Midwest, and electric school buses provide one great opportunity. We're working to build partnerships between utilities and school districts because electric school buses present multiple opportunities for utilities to plan ahead.

7/26/19

Susan Mudd

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