The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are the largest employers in the region--and some of the worst polluters. Last week Port Commissioners adopted a $2 billion "green growth" action plan. Do the technologies exist? Who will pay for it? Will the transformation help the hundreds of thousands already hurt by pollution? Plus, the auto engineer who drove fashionable Angelenos out of their BMW's--and into Priuses. Jim Sterngold guest hosts.
Can the Port of Los Angeles Slash Emissions and Still Grow?
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Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles Go for Cleaner Air
Together, the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles handle more cargo than any other harbor in the US and provide more well-paying jobs by far than Hollywood. But they're...