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L.A., Long Beach ports to reduce emissions

November 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are taking bold steps to cut pollution.A new plan approved this week calls for an aggressive reduction in emissions from both ships and trains.

Shippers will be given incentives for using newer, cleaner vessels.

For years, concerns about air quality near the ports have hindered their expansion.