AESB Media Statement – Letter to White House

By ERICA HELLERSTEIN | March 1, 2021

Electric School Bus Coalition Asks Biden-Harris Administration to Invest $25 Billion to Accelerate Transition to a Clean Ride for Kids

Washington, D.C. — Today, members of the national Electric School Bus (ESB) Coalition — a diverse partnership of equity, labor, public health, clean energy, and environmental organizations — delivered a letter to the Biden-Harris administration calling for the White House to champion $25 billion in electric school bus funding as part of its Build Back Better package. Electric school buses can help communities reduce harmful air pollution, protect children’s health, and even boost academic performance. 

 

Signatories to the letter include: 

  • Chispa, a program of the League of Conservation Voters
  • Chispa Arizona
  • Chispa Florida
  • Chispa Maryland
  • Chispa Nevada
  • Clean Energy Works 
  • Dream Corps Green For All
  • Earthjustice
  • Environmental Law and Policy Center
  • Florida Conservation Voters
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Maryland League of Conservation Voters
  • Mothers Out Front Virginia
  • New York League of Conservation Voters
  • Protegete
  • Sierra Club
  • VEIC
  • U.S. Public Interest Research Group

 

Spokespeople are available in English and Spanish. 

 

Contacts:
Pita Juarez, Chispa: pjuarez@lcv.org, 602-413-4421
Judith Nemes, ELPC: jnemes@elpc.org, 773-892-7494
Siham Zniber, Earthjustice: szniber@earthjustice.org
Mariah Chinchilla, Dream Corps Green For All: mariah@dreamcorps.us, 510-272-7522
Ethan Evans, U.S. PIRG: ethan@pirg.org, 931-691-0905

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