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New York State leads the nation in homes with lead-based paint and childhood lead-poisoning cases. Here in New York City, an average of 2,233 children test positive for elevated blood lead levels each year. And studies show that Black children
WE ACT RESPONDS TO THE OPENING OF THE CLEAN SCHOOL BUS PROGRAM    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2022 Contacts: Lonnie Portis, Environmental Policy and Advocacy Coordinator, lonnie@weact.org and Anastasia Gordon, Energy and Transportation Policy Manager, anastasia@weact.org   WASHINGTON, DC
WE ACT RESPONDS TO THE OPENING OF THE CLEAN SCHOOL BUS PROGRAM
Transportation produces the largest share of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. The medium- and heavy-duty sector, in particular, is a significant source of criteria air pollutants such as nitrogen oxides and fine particulates, which disproportionately and adversely impact

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