An Environmental Agenda For L.A. Ports

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach must work to reduce air pollution even as shipping volume expands.
December 4, 2004, 9am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The past year has called attention to the difficult environmental issues associated with our regionslation aimed at cleaning the air at our ports, and with critics stating that Mayor Hahn’s policy of “no net increase” in emissions is both unrealistic and inadequate to combat harbor pollution problems effectively, the region must quickly find practical solutions to projected growth. The Natural Resources Defense Council has been at the forefront of advocating for such policy solutions. In this interview with the Metro Investment Report, NRDC lead attorney Gail Ruderman Feuer provides insight into harbor pollution issues and addresses ways to fashion and enforce polices designed to protect our region’s air and water without being anti-growth.

Thanks to Jason Weiner

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Published on Thursday, December 2, 2004 in The Metro Investment Report
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