Traditional diesel-fueled engines harm kids’ health and pollute the atmosphere. Upcoming state and federal funds aim to help school districts switch to cleaner alternatives.
Delger Erdenesanaa is a staff writer at the Texas Observer who covers climate change and the environment, as well as related health and economic issues. She was previously a reporting fellow at Inside Climate News, and studied science, health, and environmental reporting at New York University. She is based in San Antonio.
Articles by Delger Erdenesanaa
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