Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy

For Support Of The Clean And Safe Ports Program

  • Amount
    $50,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/17/2012
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy’s Clean and Safe Ports Project won impressive victories in 2008 that led to the reduction of pollution from port trucks by 80 percent, mainly by retrofitting trucks with pollution control filters and requiring newer, cleaner trucks to be used. These policies are beginning to be implemented in other ports across the country. For these achievements to be sustained, however, trucking companies must be required to maintain the trucks’ pollution control equipment. Today the companies pass these costs on to independent, relatively low-wage truck drivers. The last phase of this campaign would focus on achieving employee status for the contract truck drivers, so that trucking companies will be accountable for complying with environmental regulations.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.laane.org 
Address
464 Lucas Avenue Suite 202, Los Angeles, CA, 90017-2074, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Repower Los Angeles project  
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy’s RePower Los Angeles project has built a coalition of sixty environmental groups, unions, low-income community groups, businesses, and others to advocate for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to adopt and implement an ambitious energy efficiency program. The coalition played a key role in the utility’s 2012 decision to triple its energy efficiency budget. With continued support, the Alliance will push the utility to adopt an even more aggressive energy efficiency goal of cutting demand by 15 percent and adopting financing mechanism to help achieve the goal.
for support of the Repower Los Angeles project  
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy’s Repower Los Angeles project has built an advocacy coalition of sixty environmental groups, unions, low-income community groups, businesses, and others to urge the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to adopt and implement an ambitious energy efficiency program. With continued support, the Alliance would push the utility to adopt a goal of cutting energy demand by 15 percent by 2020, an increase from the current goal of 10 percent. This additional energy efficiency will help the utility transition from coal-fired power generation without having to build new natural gas plants.

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