PORT OF LOS ANGELES TO PRESENT TWO IMPORTANT STUDIES AT SEPTEMBER 6 INFORMATIONAL MEETING



 

PORT OF LOS ANGELES TO PRESENT TWO IMPORTANT STUDIES
AT SEPTEMBER 6 INFORMATIONAL MEETING

2005 Air Emissions Inventory and
Zero Emissions Container Mover System Evaluation will be Presented

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — August 31, 2007 — The Port of Los Angeles will present its findings from two important studies at a public informational meeting scheduled for 6 pm on Thursday, September 6.  The studies being presented are the Port of Los Angeles 2005 Air Emissions Inventory and the Zero Emissions Container Mover System Evaluation.  The Air Emissions Study is a follow-up to the baseline air emissions study done for 2001.  The Zero Emissions Container Mover System Evaluation study looked at various emissions-free technologies for moving containers without air emissions. The meeting will be held in the Port’s Administration Building, located at 425 S. Palos Verdes Street, San Pedro, and all are invited.

The studies will be posted on the Port of Los Angeles website at www.portoflosangeles.org.

Celebrating its Centennial in 2007, the Port of Los Angeles is America's premier port.  As the leading seaport in the nation in terms of shipping container volume and cargo value, the Port generates 259,000 regional jobs and $8.4 billion in annual wages and tax revenues.  A proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles, the Port is self-supporting and does not receive taxpayer dollars.  At the Port of Los Angeles, high priority is placed on responsible and sustainable growth initiatives, combined with high security, environmental stewardship and community outreach.  For its industry leading environmental initiatives, the Port received two Environmental Protection Agency awards in 2006.  The Port of Los Angeles – A Cleaner Port.  A Brighter Future.