Idling Bus Engines Eyed as Pollutants
Legislators in Vermont look to rein in exhaust.
If a group of environmentally conscious middle school students in Vermont has its way, it may soon be illegal for school buses in the Green Mountain State to idle on school property.
The group of 7th graders from the 468-student Browns River Middle School in Jericho, near Burlington, wrote 150 letters to the state House of Representatives in support of such a ban, which has been introduced before but never passed.
They then traveled to the Statehouse in Montpelier to watch the debate and went online to track the status of the bill, which now has passed both chambers of the...
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