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Ports Initiative

Events Related to Ports Initiative

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Reporting Calendar

Upcoming Events

The list of events below include presentations or activities related to the Ports Initiative.  EPA does not endorse events that are not organized by EPA. The events listed below are not intended to be a comprehensive listing of Ports Initiative related events.
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Event Start Date Event End Date Event Name  Location
May 21, 2019 May 23, 2019 Green Transportation Summit & Expo Tacoma, WA
May 22, 2019
2:00 p.m. ET
May 22, 2019
3:00 p.m. ET
Mid-Atlantic Diesel Collaborative
June 5, 2019 June 7, 2019 GreenTech 2019 Cleveland, OH
October 23, 2019 October 24, 2019
Air & Waste Management Association

Freight & Environment: Ports of Entry Conference

Newark, NJ
January 12, 2020 January 16, 2020 Transportation Research Board, 99th Annual Meeting Washington, DC

Highlighted Past Events

  • Port Emissions Inventory Guidance Webinar (26 pp, 1.2 MB, December 2018, About PDF)
    This webinar kicked-off the process to update EPA's 2009 Port Emissions Inventory Guidance, a technical guidance describing the methodologies used to prepare port-related emissions inventories. The webinar provided a background of the work leading to this update, approach and scope of the update, and anticipated updates by mobile source sector.
  • EPA and Port Everglades Partnership Public Release Webinar (August 2018)
    EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality hosted a webinar exploring EPA and Port Everglades Partnership: Emission Inventories and Reduction Strategies report. 
  • Talking Freight Seminar: Advancing Clean Air Projects at Ports and Goods Movement Facilities Through the CMAQ Program (June 2018)
    This webinar provided an overview of how the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program can help improve air quality around ports and other goods movement facilities including tips and lessons learned for potential project sponsors and beneficiaries. 
  • Talking Freight Seminar on EPA's Ports Initiative (June 2017)
    The Department of Transportation's Talking Freight Seminars are held monthly as part of a broader Freight Professional Development Program to help the freight and planning workforce meet the transportation challenges of tomorrow. The seminar on EPA's Ports Initivative included an overview of the program, recommendations from the Ports Initiative Workgroup under EPA's Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, the port authority perspective on addressing air quality at ports, the Port Everglades emission inventory developed in partnership with EPA, and pilot projects and tools to promote community-port collaboration. 
  • National Port Strategy Assessment Webinars (PDF)(47 pp, 3.7 MB, 2016, About PDF)
    These webinars (held on 11/29/16 and 12/15/16) discussed the background and key findings from the National Port Strategy Assessment on Reducing Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases at U.S. Ports.
  • Port Stakeholder Summit: Advancing More Sustainable Ports (April 2014)
    The Summit served as a venue for port professionals, experts and stakeholders to address the many opportunities and challenges faced by our nation’s ports and neighboring communities.
  • A National Conversation on Ports (Webinars held in 2013 and 2014)
    These webinars were hosted by EPA to exchange views and develop a shared understanding of the challenges and opportunities of ports and port communities among port stakeholders.