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Truckers struggle to meet clean air costs at Port of Oakland

on February 8, 2012

New air regulations meant to get older, polluting trucks out of ports in California are causing problems for truckers. Maggie Beidelman reports on how truckers are meeting the requirement and expense of upgrading their engines.

Read more about this issue in our recent article, “New rules slash emissions at Port of Oakland, but threaten local truckers.”


  1. […] The cost of buying a new truck is a major concern for many drivers, but there are government funds available to help finance the investment. This year, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and Alameda County together committed over $3 million to help drivers replace old trucks and reduce diesel particulate emissions at the port. […]

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