Truck diesel emissions at Port of Oakland
down 98 percent in past decade
Oct. 28, 2016
Diesel emissions from trucks serving the Port of Oakland declined 98 percent between 2005 to 2015. In that same time frame, ship emissions dropped 75 percent. Those were the key findings of an emissions inventory the Port released. The results indicate the Port is advancing its 2008 commitment to reduce seaport-related diesel health risk by 85 percent by the year 2020.