Plan calls for L.A., Long Beach ports to go to zero-emissions technology

July 24, 2017 by Ronjoy Bezbarua

(Source: Los Angeles Times) The nation’s largest port complex will seek to slash air pollution and health risks to Southern Californians by replacing diesel trucks and cargo equipment with zero-emissions technology over the next two decades, according to a plan released Wednesday. The Long Beach and Los Angeles ports’ Clean Air Action Plan aims to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the sprawling hub for thousands of freight-moving trucks, trains and ships — at a projected cost of up to $14 billion in public and private funds. Read full article….

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