Yellow is the New Green in Crittenden County

It’s not every day you see someone eating popcorn beside a tailpipe, but that’s exactly what Crittenden County Schools lead vehicle mechanic, Wayne Winters, did to demonstrate how clean the propane autogas that fuels their new school buses is. Compared to their diesel counterparts, the propane buses produce no particulate matter and have 98% less nitrogen oxides emissions – pollution that is linked to increased risk of stroke, heart attack, and respiratory problems.

The purchase of the new school buses was made possible by funding through the Kentucky Division for Air Quality’s (DAQ’s) Clean Diesel Grant Program, a competitive grant of federal funding to reduce diesel emissions in the Commonwealth.

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