June 9, 2005

More federal funding announced for sustainable transportation projects

Ottawa, Ontario – Eleven projects designed to contribute to a more environmentally-friendly transportation system have been selected to receive funding under the Moving on Sustainable Transportation program.

The selected projects, which include launching a cycle-to-work challenge and a mobile facility capable of processing waste vegetable oil into biodiesel fuel, will receive funding totaling $407,000.

The following organizations will receive funding under the program: Better Environmentally Sound Transportation, Clean Air Champions, EnviroCentre, Environmental Youth Alliance, Greenest City, Nature Canada, Pedal Energy Development Alternatives, Resource Conservation Manitoba, Sierra Club of Canada (Prairie Chapter), The Otesha Project and V

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