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Ports Advance New Standards For Cleaner Trucks
Harbor Commissioners for the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have approved measures to ensure new trucks just entering drayage service meet the cleanest engine standards, a step designed to accelerate the reduction of harmful air emissions from trucks. The move will require new trucks that visit marine terminals to be 2014 model year… Read more »
Clean Air Action Plan Meeting June 26
The second advisory meeting of 2018 to offer information on progress of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) 2017 Update is scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, in San Pedro. Up to four CAAP stakeholder advisory meetings a year were called for as part of the Clean Air Action Plan Update approved… Read more »
Clean Air Action Plan Advisory Meeting Set for March 29
An advisory meeting to provide updates on progress of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) 2017 Update is scheduled to be held March 29 in Long Beach. Up to four CAAP stakeholder advisory meetings a year were called for as part of the Clean Air Action Plan Update approved by the… Read more »
Ports to Consider Update to Clean Air Action Plan on Thursday Nov. 2
Oct. 16, 2017 The governing boards of the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will hold a joint public meeting Nov. 2 to consider approving the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) 2017 Update, which contains far-reaching strategies to further reduce air emissions and support the state’s vision for more sustainable… Read more »
Ports to Host Joint Clean Air Action Plan Public Meeting Aug. 30
Aug. 21, 2017 The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will hold a joint public workshop at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30, to offer the public an opportunity to comment on the recently released draft update of the Clean Air Action Plan, or CAAP. The public workshop will be held at Banning’s Landing Community… Read more »
Historic Low Emissions at Port of Los Angeles
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – August 18, 2017 – The Port of Los Angeles achieved record clean air gains while moving more cargo than ever, according to the Port’s 2016 Inventory of Air Emissions. Released today, the annual report also shows the Port surpassed its 2020 goal for reducing the health risk of emissions from port-related… Read more »
Ports Release Draft 2017 CAAP Update
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – July 19, 2017 – The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach today released the draft of their proposed 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) Update. The document outlines a new set of aggressive near-term and long-term strategies for the nation’s busiest harbor complex to further reduce harmful air pollution from… Read more »
Port’s Sustainability Committee Accelerates Clean Air Progress
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — July 11, 2017 — The Port of Los Angeles is expanding demonstration projects to test zero and near-zero emission trucks and cargo handling equipment, thanks to a series of recommendations developed over the past year by the Sustainable Freight Advisory Committee. The Port is also collaborating more closely with its sister… Read more »
Ports Update Clean Air Action Plan 2017 Schedule
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – June 22, 2017 – The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have set Wednesday, July 19 to release the draft Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) 2017 Update and will then solicit comments from the public on new strategies to further reduce air emissions and support the statewide vision for more… Read more »
Port Releases Draft EIR for China Shipping Project
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – June 16, 2017 – The Port of Los Angeles has prepared a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) as companion to the certified “Berths 97-109 [China Shipping] Container Terminal Project Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR)” for the container terminal located at Berths 97-109 in the West Basin at the Port… Read more »
Mayors Announce Zero Emission Goals for Ports
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 12, 2017 – Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia are strengthening their pledge to make the twin ports of the San Pedro Bay global models for cleaner air, sustainability and innovation. They also reaffirmed their commitment to adopting the Paris Climate Agreement goals in their cities, and… Read more »
New Electric Crane Debuts at Port of LA
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – May 19, 2017 – The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has authorized plans by SA Recycling to replace an older diesel mobile crane with a new mobile crane that will initially be operated with a cleaner Tier 4 diesel engine and then transition to an all-electric mode when an electrification… Read more »
DEIR for Everport Container Terminal Released
April 21, 2017 – The draft EIR for the container terminal located at Berths 226-236 on Terminal Island at the Port of Los Angeles has been released.
Port to Host Second Environmental Open House
January 26, 2017 – The Port of Los Angeles will host its next environmental open house on Thursday, February 9, in Lynwood, Calif. The quarterly open houses were initiated to keep the public updated on the Port’s sustainable freight programs and environmental developments, and to gather input and feedback.
Battleship IOWA Plugs in to AMP
Recognized internationally for pioneering the development and use of Alternative Maritime Power®(AMP®) for container ships, the Port of Los Angeles and Battleship IOWA today unveiled a new permanent educational exhibit on the historic Battleship IOWA wharf.
Ports Host Joint Clean Air Action Plan Workshop
January 12, 2017 – The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will hold a joint community workshop on Jan. 24 to gather input on strategies released late last year to update the Clean Air Action Plan, or CAAP. The community workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Banning’s Landing Community… Read more »
Ports of LA and LB Unveil Clean Air Strategies
November 18, 2016 – Update to Clean Air Action Plan a Roadmap to Support Regional Clean Air Goals, Statewide Vision for Sustainable Freight
Port to Release CAAP 2017
November 8, 2016 — The governing boards of the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach will hold a joint public meeting Nov. 17 to discuss proposals for updating the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP).
Port to Host Environmental Open House
October 7, 2016 – As part of a continuing effort to engage the public in sustainable freight programs and environmental developments at America’s largest trade gateway, the Port of Los Angeles will hold the first of quarterly open houses on Thursday, October 20th.
Update on China Shipping
September 15, 2016 – Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka gives an update on the status of the China Shipping Supplemental Environmental Impact Report.
Port Issues ‘Green’ Bonds
September 15, 2016 – The Port of Los Angeles has expanded its commitment to sustainability by issuing $35.2 million in green bonds as part of a larger debt refinancing successfully completed this week.
2015 Inventory of Air Emissions Released
August 18, 2016 – The 2015 Inventory of Air Emissions released today shows the Port of Los Angeles has largely continued to preserve clean air gains that have reduced key pollutants, lowered health risk in surrounding communities and improved the quality of life in the greater Los Angeles area.
Mayor Announces New Pollution-Reduction Panel for Port
July 12, 2016 — The 10-member Sustainable Freight Advisory Committee will work to advance sustainable policy and expand the use of zero-emission technology at the largest container port in the nation.
Pasha, Port and California Air Resources Board Partner on Green Omni Terminal
May 26, 2016 — Project awarded $14 million for testing emerging zero and near-zero emission technologies to bring cleaner air to port-adjacent communities sooner.
Emission-Reducing Crane Replacement Project
March 17, 2016 — The LA Board of Harbor Commissioners has authorized plans by SA Recycling to replace an older diesel mobile crane with a Tier 4 compliant mobile crane.
Environmental Ship Index – Going Green Pays Off
March 1, 2016 — The Port was the first port in North America to offer the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) incentive, rewarding ships for going green and reducing emissions.
Port Advances Clean-Energy Solar Power Projects
October 15, 2015 — The Port has entered an agreement with Hecate Energy Harborside LLC, to build, operate, and maintain photovoltaic solar power systems (PV Systems), which will provide clean energy to the utility grid.
Port Celebrates 10 Years of Cleaner Air, Record Reduction of Key Pollutants
October 1, 2015 — The Port exceeded 2014 emission reduction targets for diesel particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, and sulfur oxide emissions nearing zero.
Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to Update Clean Air Action Plan
September 23, 2015 — Adopted in 2006, updated in 2010, the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) is an aggressive environmental plan resulting in highly effective air pollution reductions from port-related sources.
Port Seeks to Expand Commitment to Zero Emissions Technologies
July 13, 2015 — The Port issued a draft white paper on zero emission technology that outlines a near-term plan for expanded testing and development in maritime goods movement.
Ports of Los Angeles, Shanghai form historic ‘Ecopartnership’
July 10, 2014 — The Ports of Los Angeles and Shanghai signed a formal agreement to exchange information, technical expertise and best practices to expand use of shore power at the Port of Shanghai.
New Locomotive Technology Meets Toughest Clean Air Standards
May 7, 2014 — The Port contributed to the development of new technology for locomotives that has met the nation’s strictest clean air standards.
Air Monitoring Data Shows Lowest Exhaust Levels Since Collection Began
March 28, 2013 — Despite increased cargo volumes, concentrations of diesel particulate matter went down by 72% in Wilmington and 61% in San Pedro between 2006 and 2013.
Port Honors Customers for Commitment to Vessel Speed Reduction Program
May 18, 2012 — The Port recognizes Vessel Speed Reduction Program participants, reducing emissions by more than 2,000 tons in 2011.
Clean Truck Program Milestone: Emissions Reduced by 80%
January 3, 2012 — Mayor Villaraigosa and the Port announced a major milestone in the Clean Truck Program – the removal of 16,000 dirty trucks has resulted in an emissions reduction of 80%.
First-In-World Container Ship Electric Plug-In at Port
June 21, 2004 — The world’s first Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) equipped container terminal opened at the China Shipping Container Terminal.