Washington Considers Mandating Electric School Buses by 2035 February 10, 2023

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Jill Denny, a physician, testified on behalf of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility.

“Not only does bus exhaust contribute to air pollution on a community level, a University of a Washington study found that the air quality inside typical combustion-based school buses is worse than the surrounding roadway’s air quality,” Denny said in her testimony. “In other words, a child is breathing in more pollutants inside their school bus than they were waiting at the bus stop.”

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