Noxious Air: Challenges Facing the Los Angeles Ports

An eight-part series addressesing the history and challenges facing a major source of air pollution in the L.A. Basin: the twin ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
February 27, 2004, 11am PST | C. Scott Smith
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"Aside from health problems, the region's poor air carries financial consequences: The state risks losing billions in federal highway funds if federal Clean Air Act standards aren't met by 2010. So far, the basin has failed to meet national standards for ozone or for particulate emissions.Ironically, the overlapping tangle of agencies responsible for cleaning the air at the ports may actually be an obstacle to meeting federal pollution standards."

Thanks to C. Scott Smith

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Published on Thursday, February 26, 2004 in Long Beach Press-Telegram
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