Clean Trucks program

Clean Ports bill floated in Congress

| August 29, 2013

The Clean Ports Act, introduced for the third time in as many years in Congress, would give states and local jurisdictions more authority over interstate commerce.

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Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.

Court orders Long Beach port to do more work

| July 20, 2011

The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club went to court over the port’s plan to cut out some provisions.

Long Beach port adds Class 7 trucks to program

| December 28, 2010

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted to expand the Port of Long Beach’s Clean Trucks Program to include Class 7 rigs.

ATA to appeal port truck ruling

Jill Dunn | August 27, 2010

A federal court ruled Los Angeles’ port can enforce its Clean Truck Program, which ports nationwide hope to use as a model.

Update: More congressmen support ports bill

Jill Dunn | August 03, 2010

Representatives are co-sponsoring a bill that would amend federal law to allow ports new authority over trucking.

Los Angeles port says emissions dropped

| June 07, 2010

Diesel particulate matter emissions in 2009 dropped by 37 percent from 2008 and nitrogen oxide emissions fell 28 percent.

Merits of port truck programs debated

Jill Dunn | May 06, 2010

Southern California port Clean Truck Programs were discussed at a Congressional hearing as to whether trucking law should be changed.

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