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The Scoop: Weds. July 10th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

After Beryl, the projections for hurricanes have increased. Meanwhile, textbooks in Florida have to change "climate change" references.
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St. Pete awarded almost $28 million towards new electric and hybrid buses

Listen:   St. Petersburg’s buses are about to go electric, and the city received almost 28 million dollars in federal funds to make it happen. It was a competitive grant process, but St. Pete came out...
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PSTA gets $18 million from the federal government for electric buses

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) is getting more than $18 million from the FTA to buy new electric buses.
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Florida Conservation Voters push for electric school buses

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced in November that some school districts in Florida were eligible for grants to help replace diesel school buses with electric buses. The eligible districts are from the most...
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HART will purchase electric buses with $2.7 million grant

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) Wednesday announced it received a $2.7 million grant to add zero-emission electric buses to its fleet. Much like Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Tampa’s lead...
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St. Pete Downtown eLooper is region’s first electric bus

Pinellas County now has the Tampa Bay area’s first all-electric public bus; it will begin running this weekend as a free shuttle in St. Petersburg known as the Downtown eLooper. Local leaders rode the quiet,...

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