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Posted Tue Nov 18 2008: from Environmental Health News:
Future hazy for cleaner school buses
...While pollution-fighting technologies are widely available, fledgling efforts to clean up the nation's aging fleet of half a million school buses may stall as budget revenues plummet... About 24 million American children spend an average of an hour and a half every weekday riding school buses, nearly all of them powered by diesel fuel. Scientists say diesel exhaust contains carcinogens, and that its fine particles can sink deep into lungs, triggering respiratory infections, asthma attacks and heart attacks, and reducing lung capacity.
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'Doc Jim says:
I'm sure these children would be happy to stay home and telecommute!
If the children are our future, then we're not getting them started off on the right foot. They should be learning how to go and be green -- going back and forth to school on a soot-spewing bus is contradictory.

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