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‘Absolute Game Changer’: Yurok and Hoopa Valley Tribes Awarded $127M in Grant Funding for Broadband Access | Lost Coast Outpost

Federal and local representatives stand with tribal members in front of an internet tower ahead of Thursday’s announcement. | Image courtesy the Hoopa Valley Tribe. ### A hefty grant from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will bring increased broadband access to Yurok and Hoopa Valley tribal communities. The $126.8 million chunk of federal …

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Hoboken secures funding for new electric garbage truck, shuttle bus

The city of Hoboken has made strides in its Climate Action Plan. It has purchased 100% renewable electricity for all municipal operations, provided renewable energy options for homeowners and launched a new community solar program with the Hoboken Housing Authority. On Wednesday, Hoboken Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the city announced that the New Jersey …

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Augusta-area schools seek grant funding for electric buses, but officials question practicality of vehicles in rural areas

Blue wheels distinguish the Mount Desert Island Regional School System’s electric bus from a fleet of diesel vehicles. The Hancock County district was the first in the state to purchase an electric school bus, which it began using in August 2021. Three Augusta-area school districts recently applied for funding to purchase similar vehicles. Courtesy of …

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Partnerships, state funding help Humboldt Transit Authority deliver on vision for more sustainable fleet

Humboldt Transit Authority (HTA) is set to deploy 11 New Flyer fuel cell electric buses and a hydrogen fueling station at its Eureka, Calif., facility with a $38.7 million grant from the California State Transportation Agency’s Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program. The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) played a key role in …

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This startup provides extended warranty for used cars, raises $1 million in seed funding

Wisedrive, a car extended warranty marketplace, has raised seed funding headed by LC Nueva Investment Partners (AIF). Spiral Ventures, an Asia-focused Japanese VC fund, Bhavadeep Reddy, angel investor and HousingMan.com co-founder, and others participated in the round. The business will use the funding to partner with used vehicle dealers and authorized repair centers to help …

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Auto industry CEOs urge Congress to quickly pass chips funding

Newly manufactured Ford Motor Co. 2021 F-150 pick-up trucks are seen waiting for missing parts in Dearborn, Michigan, US, March 29, 2021. Picture taken March 29, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – Major automakers and industry suppliers on Wednesday urged Congress to move …

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Governor Cooper directs new federal funding to support college students and new teachers

RALEIGH, NC — Governor Roy Cooper has directed $14.5 million in new federal funding to support postsecondary students in their beginning or credential degree and to support teachers as they start a new academic year. The Governor is investing $7.5 million in funding for the Finish Line Grants program for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 academic …

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Federal funding to provide for new buses in Alabama | News

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More funding opportunities coming for electric school buses

Efforts to add electric school buses to districts across the state are moving forward. Clean energy officials met at Bay College in Escanaba yesterday to talk about funding and education opportunities for public schools. Electric buses are a federal priority outlined in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill passed under the Biden administration earlier this year. The …

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State needs to kick-start funding for electric truck and bus fleet programs

In summary Putting more electric trucks and buses on California roads will improve air quality and grow local jobs. But for many fleets, the transition to electric will require innovative policy and finance solutions to get the job done on pace with climate targets. By Andrew Darrell, Special to Cal Matters Andrew Darrell is senior …

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