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Pollution: the Race to Clean up the Shipping Industry

Posted by Rypos on Aug 1, 2019 3:30:00 PM

The Financial Times reporters  and  provide an informative article on pollution resulting from ocean shipping and the changes underway with industry leaders to address the growing issue.

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Tags: Marine, Pollution, Ports, Shipping

How Long Beach And Los Angeles Work Together To Create Safer, Greener Ports

Posted by Rypos on Jun 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM

According to Pierce Nahigyan, Staff Writer for the Long Beach Business Journal, although the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles actively compete for trade, they are committed to working together on issues impact surrounding communities. Their environmental partnershipdates back decades and the relationship took a major leap forward in 2005, when the ports’ leadership developed the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). 

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Tags: Marine, Ports, Green

Environmental Health Hazards Impacting The City Of Long Beach

Posted by Greg Korst on May 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM

When it comes to air quality, Long Beach and Los Angeles County rank among the most polluted areas in the nation. According to the 2019 “State of the Air” report released by the American Lung Association (ALA) last month, Southern California residents “face the most challenging air pollution levels in the United States.”

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Tags: Emissions, Air Quality, Pollution, Ports

The Ports of LA/Long Beach Release Latest “Clean Truck” Goals Report

Posted by Rypos on Apr 10, 2019 3:30:00 PM

The final document incorporates public comment, which reflects the views of a wide and diverse group of constituents.

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Tags: Technology, California, Clean Diesel, Ports

Federal Govt Transport Policy Needed for West Coast Ports, Say Executive Directors

Posted by Rypos on Jul 11, 2018 3:00:00 PM

In statements made at the recent “Ports & Terminals” luncheon in Oakland, two prominent port executives maintain that continued government support for maritime industry clean air efforts and infrastructure development remains a priority.

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Tags: California, Regulation, Ports