Tulsa Public Schools Recognized For Green Effort

Friday, March 25th 2011, 5:44 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, Oklahoma -- Tulsa Public Schools was recognized from the state Friday for its effort to go green.

At a ceremony Friday morning, the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality gave the district a plaque for its recent award of a Clean Diesel grant.

TPS used the $75,000 dollar grant to retrofit diesel school buses to lower emissions and improve air quality. The district has already converted 140 buses in its fleet to compressed natural gas.

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