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Eastern Iowa schools receive rebates for new, cleaner buses

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LENEXA, Kan. (KWWL) -

Seven Iowa school districts will be receiving money to upgrade their bus fleet to new, cleaner buses.

The money comes from the Environmental Protection Agency and totals $185,000.

The schools include:

Cherokee Community School District, $25,000 for one bus

Columbus Community School District, $40,000 for one bus

North Linn Community School District, $40,000 for two buses

Odebolt Arthur Community School, $20,000 for one bus

Starmont Community School District, $20,000 for one bus

Waverly,Shell Roc Community Schools, $20,000 for one bus

West Delaware County Community School District, $20,000 for one bus

The new buses will be 90 percent cleaner and reduce pollutants that may be linked to health problems.

Nationwide, 76 schools in 30 states will receive rebates through the EPA. 

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