“95% of school buses in the US run on diesel. But we know there’s no safe level of exposure to diesel exhaust for children,” says new report. Students and their communities, breathe exhaust fumes every single day. That diesel plume – a harmful carcinogen – contributes to lung cancer, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses.
Articles by Katy Farber
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