Ship emissions off Southern California boost risk of Covid-19 infections

The Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health found in April that even ‘a small increase in long-term exposure to PM2.5 leads to a large increase in the Covid-19 death rate.

The San Pedro Bay ports’ clean air action plan, with tight at-berth regulations, does not apply to emissions of PM2.5 from ships at anchor, which fall under the jurisdiction of the California Air Resources Board.  READ FULL ARTICLE WRITTEN BY ERIC WATKINS HERE