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With electric school buses, kids can breathe a little easier

By | Matt Casale
Director, 21st Century Transportation Campaign

In Virginia, Dominion Energy proposed the nation’s most ambitious electric school bus plan, but where are the rest of the states?

Small dollar donors are winning! (for now)

By | Joe Ready
Director, Democracy for the People Campaign

Small donors finally are gaining a meaningful voice in our presidential primaries. Political and cultural developments mean that it is NOT always more expedient to rely on big money to fund a presidential campaign. While it is still early in the 2020 campaign, this is a trend worth noting and, for now, celebrating.

What is a circular economy?

By | Alex Truelove
Director, Zero Waste Campaign

Extended producer responsibility is the first step.

Our Comments on Florida's VW Settlement Draft Spending Plan

By | Matt Casale
Director, 21st Century Transportation Campaign

Last month, Florida became the last state to make public its draft plan for spending the Volkswagen settlement money. Every state in the nation has received money from Volkswagen's historic settlement with federal authorities over emissions control violations in the automakers "clean diesel" vehicles. Florida's share is $166 million. While the plan commits to new funding for electric vehicle charging infrastructure, the plan dedicates the rest of the diesel mitigation funding to the purchase of new diesel vehicles. We urged the state to amend the plan so that the funding is focused exclusively on electric vehicles.”

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