CAAP Public Workshop Looks at Plans for the Future

The Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles held a public workshop on the Clean Air Action Plan on Wednesday, Oct. 14, discussing achievements of the plan to date, including emissions reductions, and plans for the future.

Download the presentation from the workshop here.

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Ports to Update Clean Air Action Plan
News Image Environmental teams from the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach will hold a joint community workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 14, to gather input on the next update of the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). Initially adopted in 2006 and updated in 2010, this historic environmental plan called for aggressive strategies that have proved highly effective in reducing air pollution from port-related sources.

Ports Announce Clean Air Action Plan Award Winners
News Image The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach honored five companies for their extraordinary efforts to fight harmful emissions at the 6th Annual Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) Air Quality Awards held today in San Pedro. Watch the video.

Deadline Extended: Ports Looking for Clean Air Innovators
News Image Nominations are now open for the sixth annual San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards, in which the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles will recognize the air pollution-fighting efforts of port-related businesses in the area.

Port of Long Beach Programs Cut Pollution by 75%
News Image Port of Long Beach clean air programs slashed air pollution from port-related sources for the fifth year in a row, including a dramatic 75 percent reduction in airborne diesel particulates, according to an analysis of key pollutants that compares 2011 to 2005.

More Cargo, Cleaner Air at the Port of Los Angeles
News Image Air pollution from Port-related sources continues to drop as cargo rebounds at the Port of Los Angeles. New data shows that from 2005 to 2011, cumulative harmful emissions at America’s No. 1 trade gateway plunged as much as 76 percent while container volumes increased 6 percent. On a year-to-year basis, there has been a decrease up to 7 percent of harmful emissions.

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