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Ports Initiative Newsroom

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This Ports Initiative Newsroom provides news and information of interest related to the Ports Initiative activities. It is not intended to be a comprehensive news source of all ports or near-ports related information.

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2016 News

December

  • National Port Strategy Assessment Webinars Held (December 15)
  • EPA Awards $2.8M to Ports in the Pacific Southwest (December 12)
    • South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD): SCAQMD was awarded a $523,809 grant to replace one pre-model year 1973 diesel switch locomotive with a new cleaner Tier 4 diesel locomotive that will be operating at the Port of Long Beach.
    • Port of Long Beach: The City of Long Beach Harbor Department was awarded a $1,469,818 grant to replace five existing diesel powered yard tractors with electric automated guided vehicles used for handling cargo at the Port of Long Beach.
    • Port of Los Angeles: The City of Los Angeles Harbor Department was awarded a $800,000 grant to replace 16 yard tractors with cleaner Tier 4 models and repower two heavy lifts with Tier 4 engines used for handling cargo at the Port of Los Angeles.
    • Go to Ports Projects Funded Through DERA for more information.

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October

  • $978K Clean Diesel Grant Awarded to Port of Baltimore (October 20)
    • Replacement or repowering of 25 cargo handling equipment vehicles, and upgrading of five locomotives with anti-idling stop-start devices.

    • Go to Ports Projects Funded Through DERA for more information.

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Nation's Largest Voluntary Port Mitigation Fund Approved (July 26)EXIT

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