Saturday, May 14, 2016

Coastal Communities Fight to Slow Seaports Surge

WSJ: "The efforts aren’t always successful. Earlier this year, the Port Authority of New York-New Jersey abandoned a plan to replace old diesel trucks at its terminals with lower-emission vehicles, citing funding shortfalls. That came shortly after the advocacy group Coalition for Healthy Ports lost a lawsuit against the U.S. Coast Guard over a project to raise the Bayonne Bridge in New Jersey to make it possible for large ships to reach more marine terminals at the port."