Area schools have not applied for fre...

Area schools have not applied for free bus upgrades

There are 5 comments on the El Paso Times story from Nov 30, 2008, titled Area schools have not applied for free bus upgrades. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

Texas' environmental agency is offering schools free money, but so far they've had no takers from the nine El Paso-area school districts.

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walt phillips

El Paso, TX

#1 Nov 30, 2008
Perhaps you need to check out just how many "diesel" buses the school districts still have. Why not have them approve the use of Natural Gas for engines instead?
El Paso Resident

El Paso, TX

#2 Nov 30, 2008
EPISD doesn't want the funds because they can't get into that pocket!

El Paso, TX

#3 Dec 1, 2008
Why should the El Paso schools apply for this money? All they have to do is put our homes up as tax hostages and take as much as they want.

United States

#4 Dec 1, 2008
'We're studying that'.....what kind of crap response is that! Worthless overpaid administrators!
Rick M

El Paso, TX

#5 Dec 1, 2008
why would they apply for and WASTE this (not really) FREE money?

They have to upgrade their buses within the next year - 2 years to buses equipped with seat belts etc. which means new buses... or does no one remember that after 3 months?

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