PORT OF OAKLAND – EMISSION REDUCTION GRANT

November, 2015

RTGThe US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the Port of Oakland a $277,885 grant to upgrade cargo handling equipment at TraPac.  The funds will be used to retrofit four rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs aka Transtainers) and one top pick.
These upgrades will equate to a 90% reduction in the equipment’s carbon monoxide and nitrous oxide emissions as well as a 40% reduction in diesel particulates.