LA Ports’ Clean Trucks Program Allowed To Roll On

Law360, New York (April 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Favoring the public benefits of reduced air pollution at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, a federal judge has rejected the Federal Maritime Commission’s attempt to block aspects of the ports’ clean truck programs it claimed were anti-competitive.

Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dealt a blow to the FMC on Wednesday in a hotly contested dispute over recent moves to modernize the trucking fleet at the ports, concluding that a coordinated program between the ports...
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