The national spotlight is on the Coalition for Clean and Safe Ports’ efforts to transform the broken port trucking system. On both coasts our partners have been key players in the fight to end the environmental degradation, health hazards and worker exploitation created by the port trucking industry. In October of 2008, the Clean Truck Program was passed at the Port of Los Angeles, leading the way to cleaning up the air and creating good jobs at the ports. This program will hold the port trucking industry accountable for its impact on the environment and its treatment of workers. Unfortunately, the Clean Truck Program is being challenged in court by the American Trucking Association.
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