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Plan calls for L.A., Long Beach ports to go to zero-emissions technology; cost could hit $14 billion

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Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:31pm

The nation’s largest port complex will seek to slash air pollution and health risks to Southern Californians by replacing diesel trucks and cargo equipment with zero-emissions technology over the next two decades, according to a plan released Wednesday.

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Southern California regulators approve smog plan with tougher refinery rules, voluntary measures for ports

Published: 
Sun, 03/05/2017 (All day)

Southern California air quality officials voted Friday to impose tougher rules on oil refineries but rejected a proposal to regulate pollution from ports and warehouses, which are responsible for much of the region’s harmful emissions.

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The Clean Air Act Was Supposed To Protect Us. Here’s Why It’s Not

Published: 
Wed, 10/12/2016 (All day)

ALBANY, N.Y. — When Deneen Carter-El moved to the Ezra Prentice Homes in Albany’s South End two decades ago, she thought the beige-colored townhouses and trimmed lawns would be a welcome change from high-rise public housing.

But appearances were deceiving.