FHWA awards $148M in grants to fight pollution from trucks at US ports

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The Federal Highway Administration has announced $148 million in grants to combat pollution at the nation’s ports caused by idling trucks.

The funding is part of a $400 million program to improve air quality under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The first round of grants provides funding to 11 states and Puerto Rico under the Reduction of Truck Emissions at Port Facilities Grant Program.

Communities located close to ports “feel the brunt of more polluted air” because of idling trucks spewing...


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