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PORTS TO HOST SECOND CLEAN TRUCK FUND RATE PUBLIC WORKSHOP ON SEPT. 1

Meeting Will Focus on the Possible Impacts
to Truck Drivers
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Aug. 27, 2021 — The San Pedro Bay ports (Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach) hosted the first of two public stakeholder outreach workshops this week to solicit feedback and recommendations on the development of specific implementation details of the ports’ Clean Truck Fund (CTF) Rate and spending plan.
The second public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom to discuss potential equity issues of the proposed CTF Rate, with a focus on the possible impacts to drayage truck drivers. Spanish translation will be provided.
Click on the meeting link below at the start of the meeting to participate via computer or phone. Simultaneous Spanish translation will be available through phone numbers listed below.
Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 4:30 p.m. / Miercoles, 1 de septiembre a las 4:30 p.m.
Spanish (Phone): 1-669-900-9128 (Meeting ID: 929 7099 8764)
En Español, llame al 1-669-900-9128 y ponga la clave 929 7099 8764.
The CAAP 2017 Update is a comprehensive strategy for accelerating progress toward a zero-emission future while protecting and strengthening the ports’ competitive position in the global economy. Since 2005, port-related air pollution emissions in San Pedro Bay have dropped 88% for diesel particulate matter, 60% for nitrogen oxides, and 97% for sulfur oxides. Targets for reducing greenhouse gases from port-related sources were introduced as part of the 2017 CAAP. The document calls for the ports to reduce GHGs 40% below 1990 levels by 2030 and 80% below 1990 levels by 2050. The Clean Air Action Plan was originally approved in 2006.
Read more about the ports’ Clean Truck programs: POLA | POLB.