The Port of Los Angeles is committed to reducing pollution from port-related operations. Learn how we’re continuing to improve our community’s air quality while driving economic development.
Zero-Emission Vehicle and Equipment Funding Tracker
The San Pedro Bay Ports regularly apply for state and federal funding to more aggressively demonstrate and deploy zero-emission vehicles and equipment.
Inventory of Air Emissions
The Port tracks air pollution from all port-related sources, including ships, trains, trucks and cargo handling equipment and releases its progress annually in the Inventory of Air Emissions report.
Air Quality Report Cards
The Port publishes an annual Air Quality Report Card that summarizes the Port’s clean air progress detailed in its Inventory of Air Emissions.
Air Quality Monitoring
The Port collects real-time air and weather data in the harbor area to provide accurate information on air quality at the Port and in its neighboring communities.
Clean Air Action Plan
The Port aggressively targets harmful emissions from all sources involved in moving goods through the port.
Technology Advancement Program
The Port supports testing new and emerging clean technologies for reducing harmful emissions from port-related sources.
Clean Truck Program
All trucks regularly calling at Port container terminals must meet the nation’s strictest emissions and safety standards.
Expanded Greenhouse Gas Inventory
In 2013, the Port achieved a state mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 15% by 2020, meeting the goal seven years ahead of schedule.
Vessel Speed Reduction Program
Ships conserve fuel and reduce harmful emissions by slowing down as they enter and leave the Port.
Alternative Maritime Power
The Port has 30 AMP-capable berths, more than any other port in the world, allowing docked ships to power down their engines and run on electricity.
Environmental Ship Index Program
In 2012, the Port launched a program to reward carriers for bringing vessels using the cleanest engines, fuels and technology to Los Angeles.
Zero Emission Technologies
The Port is building on its pioneering clean air initiatives by advancing promising zero emission technologies, with an initial emphasis on cargo handling equipment and trucks.
The Port has made the environment a priority for decades, implementing scores of programs focused on promoting better air quality, cleaner water and healthier communities.
Green Omni Terminal Project
The Port, Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals L.P. and others are conducting a full-scale demonstration project to run a working marine terminal on clean, renewable energy.