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EPA Partnership Agreement with Broward County's Port Everglades

Overview

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Broward County’s Port Everglades (PEV) signed a partnership agreement (see link at bottom of page) in 2016 to study air emissions in a seaport scenario to inform sustainable development. Through this partnership, EPA and PEV agreed to work together to develop baseline and future year emission inventories and to evaluate various effective technology and operational strategy scenarios for seaports. 

Press Release:  EPA Partners with Port Everglades to Improve Environmental Performance

Press Release:  Port Everglades Partners with EPA to Study Air Emissions EXIT

Broward County's Port Everglades 2015 Baseline Air Emissions Inventory

Earlier in 2017, Port Everglades reached a major milestone of this partnership: The completion of the 2015 Baseline Air Emissions Inventory. This inventory includes emissions from ocean-going vessels, harbor vessels, cargo handling equipment, onroad vehicles, and rail operations.

Read the full report here: Air Emissions Inventory EXIT

Presentation: 2017 Southern Transportation & Air Quality Summit

In August 2017, EPA presented an update on this partnership to the Southern Transportation & Air Quality Summit’s (STAQS) Freight and Fuels Session. This presentation included a summary of Broward County’s Port Everglades 2015 Baseline Air Emissions Inventory and an overview of EPA’s ongoing work on this project. The link to slides for the presentation can be found below. 

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