Southern California Ports Plan for Zero-Emission Trucks

By Team Writer / July 24, 2017

The Ports of Long Beach and LA have released a proposal to eliminate gas emissions from their dray gage fleets. Both of these ports have already surpassed previous goals of lowering gas emissions at the ports. The plan involves four key factors including using clean vehicles as well as Energy resource planning.

Key Takeaways:

  • “The draft 2017 CAAP sets new clean air goals focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 1990 levels by 2030 and to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050.”
  • “Preliminary analysis on implementing the 2017 CAAP estimate the costs at $7 to $14 billion.”
  • “The draft 2017 CAAP is broken down into four major categories that each address major areas to target to reach the emissions goals,” which include; “Clean Vehicles, Equipment Technology, and Fuels, Freight Infrastructure Investment and Planning, Freight Efficiency, and Energy Resource Planning

“The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have released a draft of a proposed 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update, outlining a new set of aggressive near-term and long-term strategies to reduce air pollution from the ports.”

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