Port of Los Angeles sets new record for cutting NOx emissions while moving more cargo than ever

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.

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Green US Terminal Project Enters Final Phase

Green US Terminal Project Enters Final Phase

August 6, 2018 — GreenPort

The US Port of Long Beach has begun work on the last phase of its Middle Harbor terminal redevelopment project with an emphasis on efficiency and clean cargo equipment. When finished, the facility operated by Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) will boast handling equipment which runs on electricity or alternative fuels and be serviced by electric-powered cranes and container transport vehicles.

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Toyota Introduces Version 2.0 of Zero-Emissions Class 8 Electric Truck

Toyota Introduces Version 2.0 of Zero-Emissions Class 8 Electric Truck

August 3, 2018 — Transport Topics

Toyota’s new zero-emissions, hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 electric truck is a leap forward to creating a completely environmentally friendly vehicle that lowers air pollution especially around the nation’s ports.

The second-generation truck, known as Beta, will have an increased range of more than 300 miles per fill, which is at least 100 miles more than Toyota’s current all-electric test vehicle.

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