The Economy, the Environment and the Port of Los Angeles

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After eight years of controversy, the LA City Harbor Commission has unanimously approved a new cargo facility to transfer containers from ships to train cars instead of trucks using the Alameda Corridor. Bob Foster, the Mayor of Long Beach, calls it a threat to the lives of school kids on his side of the border.

Credits

Guests:
Lena Kent - BNSF Railway - @BNSFRailway, Jesse Marquez - Coalition for a Safe Environment, Gary Toebben - Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce - @LAAreaChamber, David Pettit - senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council - @TeamAir

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Caitlin Shamberg, Anna Scott, Kerry Cavanaugh