US Ports Reported Lower Emissions and Greater Efficiencies in 2018

US Ports Reported Lower Emissions and Greater Efficiencies in 2018

December 20, 2018 —Energy Manager Today

A few months before the UN’s International Maritime Organization members agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050, the Port of Seattle shared remarkable results from the Puget Sound Maritime Air Emissions Inventory. Between 2005 and 2016, maritime-related air pollutant emissions in Puget Sound had decreased in nearly every sector — some pollutants by as much as 97%. The Port of Seattle credited a wide range of emissions reduction initiatives for the decrease that included voluntary programs and projects working toward cleaner engines, fuels, and operational efficiency. They aren’t alone. US ports from coast to coast reported lower emissions and improved efficiencies this year.

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