Port of Los Angeles sets new record for cutting NOx emissions while moving more cargo than ever
August 23, 2018 — Port of Los Angeles (Press Release)
Emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), a key component of smog, are down an unprecedented 60 percent compared to 2005 emissions levels, their lowest level to date. Released today, the Port of Los Angeles 2017 Inventory of Air Emissions shows the Port set new record lows for emissions reductions while its container volume reached an all-time high of 9.34 million Twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). Overall, the 2017 findings show the Port has maintained or exceeded the dramatic clean air progress it has made over the last 12 years, and has now met all of its 2023 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) goals.