The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard a case brought by the American Trucking Associations against the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Truck Program.
ATA's lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles' and its 2008 requirements of carriers in regards to using only company drivers and not independent contractors is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Trucking organizations support ATA’s request to review a court’s ruling regarding Port of Los Angeles trucking concession requirements.
Port officials say 98 percent of trucked container moves at the facility already are done by rigs with model year 2007 and newer engines.
Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will stop assessing a Clean Truck fee on trucks with older engines.
Court reversed the ruling that allowed the port’s requirement that only employee drivers regularly could work the port.
The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club went to court over the port’s plan to cut out some provisions.
Two Southern California ports took precautionary measures in response to the tsunami advisory.
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