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1Ralph G. Appy, Ph.D.Director of Environmental ManagementPort of Los AngelesUSC Marshall Alumni Association Green Business SummitApril, 2008Port of Los AngelesThe Green Revolution: Sustainable Business Models?The Port of Los AngelesWilmingtonSan PedroPier 400Los Angeles HarborLong Beach HarborPort of Long BeachPort of Los AngelesHarbor (110) Fwy2Port Bragging Rights• Port Founded 1907• Tidelands Trust – City of Los Angeles Harbor Department = Port• No. 1 Container Port in U.S.• No 10 in the world• Today (2007/06):– 7500 Acres of Land & Water– 43 Miles of Waterfront– 25 Teminals; 270 Berths– 80 Shipping Lines– 2,773 Vessel Arrivals– 8.4 Million TEU’s– 189.9 MMRT; 147,000 Vehicles– AA Bond Rating– $423 Million Op. Revenue– $129 Million Net Income– $238 Billion Cargo Value– $5.1/$21.5 Billion Tax Rev CA/US– 1.1/3.3 Million jobs CA/US– 39/20% Market Share WC/US– Top Trading Partners: China, Japan, Taiwan, S. Korea, Thailand13.619.626.335.305101520253035401985 1990 1995 2000 2003 2004 2005 2010 2015 202013.12.2 3.85.49.511.8Anticipated TEU Throughput Growth Anticipated TEU Throughput Growth (million (million TEUsTEUs))Environmental & Social IssuesAssociated with Goods Movement Environmental & Social IssuesAssociated with Goods Movement ••Air Pollution & Human HealthAir Pollution & Human HealthLocal, Regional, InternationalLocal, Regional, International••Climate Change Climate Change --Greenhouse GasesGreenhouse Gases••Truck Traffic Truck Traffic --CongestionCongestion••Water Quality & NonWater Quality & Non--native Speciesnative Species••Habitat Loss & Endangered SpeciesHabitat Loss & Endangered Species••Security/SafetySecurity/Safety••Environmental JusticeEnvironmental Justice••Social/Economic JusticeSocial/Economic JusticeTruck DriversTruck DriversLocal Economic DisparityLocal Economic DisparityCommunity DisruptionsCommunity DisruptionsAccess & Open SpaceAccess & Open Space3Strategic Planning & Sustainability“Transform the Port of Los Angeles into the greenest port in the world by raising environmental standards and enhancing public health”.Sustainability Ethic“Incorporate sustainability ethic into all Port activities and communicate to employees, customers and the community.”GROW GREEN!Port Sustainability Program4The San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan• Five-Year Action Plan• Pollution-Reduction Targets:– Diesel Particulate Matter by 47%– Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) by 45%– Sulfur Oxides (SOx) by 52%• $2+ billion program• Technology Advancement Program Upgrading fleet of 16,000 trucksUsing cleaner cargo handling equipment at our terminalsModernizing our in-port rail locomotive fleet (20+ engines)Plugging ships into electric power when they are at berthRequiring ships to run on lower-sulfur fuel inside South Coast Air BasinTechnical Advancement Program• Fuels: Ship Fuel Emulsification• Hybrids: Diesel/Electric Tug • Electric: Truck, CranesTechnology DemonstrationTechnology Demonstration• Magnetic Levitation (Maglev)• Linear Induction Magnetic Technology (LIM-Rail)• Clean Rail Container Transport SystemsGreen Transport SystemsGreen Transport Systems5Renewable EnergyRenewable Energy• Collaborative Partnership with Los Angeles Department of Water & Power• 10 megawatt goal within 2-3 years to offset Port load growth• Solar PV installation options:– Port parking lots– Port buildings/property– Port tenants buildings/property• First install (Q4 2007) – World Cruise Center Rooftop (100,000 square feet of space)Photovoltaic Program¾¾Ports & Terminal OperatorsPorts & Terminal Operators¾¾Fuel ProvidersFuel Providers¾¾Engine ManufacturersEngine Manufacturers¾¾Vessel ManufacturersVessel Manufacturers¾¾StandardizationStandardizationNeed for International CollaborationNeed for International CollaborationPort’s Collaborative StrategyPort’s Collaborative StrategyVassaBusa nCopenhagenShanghai Tokyo AntwerpenNagoya RotterdamGuangzhou Los AngelesHong KongValp araisoCorbettPacific Ports Clean Air CollaborativePacific Ports Clean Air Collaborative¾¾Los Angeles Los Angeles --ShanghaiShanghai¾¾1st 1st MtgMtg. December 06 . December 06 --LALA¾¾18 Ports/140 Attendees18 Ports/140 Attendees¾¾2nd 2nd MtgMtg. Nov 08 . Nov 08 --ShanghaiShanghai¾¾Pressure IMOPressure IMO¾¾U.S. EPA & MARADU.S. EPA & MARADCooperative Cooperative AgreementsAgreements6Green Business IncentivesChina Shipping TerminalFirst container terminal in the world to use electricity while plugged in at berth. CorbettFinal ThoughtsFinal ThoughtsGary Larson makes a case for sustainability!“You know what I’m sayin”? Me, for example, I couldn’t work in some stuffy little office….The outdoors just calls to me.”7Community Benefits Agreement“It’s very seldom that we put together a program that is truly going to benefit the developers and the community.”S. David Freeman8Least Tern Nesting: Port of Los Angeles020040060080010001200140019731975197719791981198319851987198919911993199519971999200120032005Number of PairsNumber of NestNumber of FledglingsSustainability Ethic“Resolving Environmental and Maritime Commerce Issues in a manner that protects the interests of both”.California Least Tern Nesting Site Agreement


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