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The port that fuels L.A.’s economy and fouls its air gets a pollution-reduction team

July 31, 2016
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From The Los Angeles Times, July 13, 2016.

Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced the appointment of an advisory panel tasked with reducing air pollution from the Port of Los Angeles by expanding the use of zero-emissions technology.

The 10-member Sustainable Freight Advisory Board, made up of representatives from industry, environmental groups, labor, and air quality agencies, will advise the city-owned port on how to work with manufacturers to develop and deploy cleaner trucks, trains, ships and cargo-handling equipment.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti test drives an electric truck

Photo courtesy Los Angeles Times

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on The port that fuels L.A.’s economy and fouls its air gets a pollution-reduction team.
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    Can you tell me the approximate range of this road truck fully laden (80,000 lbs)
    Thank You

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      Range is between 65 and 150 miles depending on battery pack size, speed’s and grade.

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