From the Port of Los Angeles:
"Cargo volume is growing and air pollution is shrinking,” said Los
Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. “By growing sustainably, we’re
moving the needle in the right direction for our economy and our quality
The Port’s 2011 Inventory of Air Emissions
reflects the increasing sustainability of operations at the Port, said
Port Executive Director Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D. The substantial
investment the Port and its partners have made in clean air continues to
pay off, she said.
The latest data also shows the Port is three years ahead of year 2014
targets it set for reducing two key pollutants – diesel particulate
matter (DPM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) – and the Port is on track to
meet more stringent 2023 emission reduction goals.