LA-Long Beach Port Approves Clean Air Action Plan Calling for Emission-Reducing Technologies

The twin ports of Los Angeles-Long Beach, the country’s largest port complex, approved a plan on Thursday to slash air pollution by encouraging the phase-out of diesel trucks in favor of natural gas, and eventually zero-emissions trucks and cargo-handling equipment, over the next 20 years.

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Los Angeles Port Rep Says Backlog Will Take 3 Months to Clear

Initial estimates about the time it would take to rid West Coast ports of the backlog that built up while dockworkers and their employers negotiated a new labor contract were between four and eight weeks, but now a spokesperson for the Port of Los Angeles says things won’t return to standard for at least three months.

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