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Two California Ports Get Millions to Reduce Air Pollution

September 18, 2018

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The California Air Resources Board is awarding two grants topping $90 million to the nation’s two busiest ports — Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach, respectively — to develop a Zero Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities project.

The Port of Los Angeles, along with Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota Motor Corp., will develop 10 new hydrogen fuel-cell, electric Class 8 on-road trucks on the Kenworth T680 platform to move cargo from the port throughout Southern California. Four of the trucks will be operated by Toyota Logistics Services, three by UPS, two by Total Transportation Services Inc., and the other one by Southern Counties Express.

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