Clean Air Action Plan: What’s the Action to Clear the Air?

Clean Air Action Plan: What’s the Action to Clear the Air?

January 16, 2020–theLog.com

The Wilmington oil spill of 2016 was a reminder to the boaters who dock in Wilmington and San Pedro of the perils they might face while co-existing with commercial ships. In 2016 it was an oil spill caused by one ship. A Los Angeles Times report almost four years later says many of the ships coming into the Port of Los Angeles are the dominant source of air pollution in the region – which includes marinas, restaurants, tourist destinations, offices and residences. Complicating the Times report: the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach are jointly working on a Clean Air Action Plan update. The plan seeks to establish a zero-emission future at both ports, which, collectively, are one of the busiest in the world.

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