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California Ports Will Buy Cleaner Fuel to Cut Ship Emissions

Article: California Ports Will Buy Cleaner Fuel to Cut Ship Emissions

SAN PEDRO, California, March 25, 2008 (ENS) – Los Angeles and Long Beach harbor commissioners Monday approved a plan to subsidize low-sulfur fuel to ships traveling close to the two ports or while docked. The program aims to improve air quality by reducing toxic ship emissions. At a joint meeting in Wilmington, the harbor commissioners…

Oil Spill Disaster Off Washington Coast Narrowly Averted

Article: Oil Spill Disaster Off Washington Coast Narrowly Averted

OLYMPIA, Washington, December 12, 2007 (ENS) – The Gladiator, the state-funded seasonal emergency response tug stationed at Neah Bay, was dispatched shortly before midnight last night to assist a tug towing a loaded oil barge after the vessel temporarily lost its primary electrical power and steering. The Na Hoku was headed down Washington’s outer coast…