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Ports Initiative

Goods Movement and Ports: Community Impacts and Collaborative Solutions (January 2014 Webinar)

This webinar was held on January 14, 2014 as part of a series of webinars hosted by EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality to bring together port stakeholders in a "National Conversation on Ports."


Karl Simon, Director, Transportation & Climate Division, Office of Transportation & Air Quality, US EPA

Jump to remarks: Simon Remarks (PDF) (Page 1 of 35 pp, 569 KB)


Matthew Tejada, Director Office of Environmental Justice, US EPA

Jump to remarks: Tejada Remarks (PDF) (Page 3 of 35 pp, 569 KB)

Opening Remarks

Lisa Garcia, Associate Administrator, Office of Environmental Justice, US EPA

Jump to remarks: Garcia Remarks (PDF) (Page 3 of 35 pp, 569 KB)

Ports, Freight Transport & Health: The Worker & Community Health Impacts

Andrea Hricko, Director, Environmental Health Sciences Center, Children’s Environmental Health Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Jump to presentation:  Ports, Freight Transport and Health: The Worker and Community Health Impacts (PDF) (Page 6 of 180 pp, 8.9 MB)

Case Studies in Collaborative Action: Examples from Across the Country

Angelo Logan, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA

Jump to presentation: East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice (PDF)(Page 56 of 180 pp, 8.9 MB)

Amy Goldsmith, New Jersey State Director, Clean Water Action & Clean Water Fund

Jump to presentation: Collaborating for Results (PDF) (Page 65 of 180 pp, 8.9 MB)

Herbert Fraser-Rahim, PE, Environmental Director, Low Country Alliance for Model Communities, Charleston, South Carolina

Jump to presentation: Creating a Sustainable Vision (PDF) (Page 76 of 180 pp, 8.9 MB)

Juan Parras, Executive Director, Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services, Houston, Texas

Jump to Presentation: Houston Area Issues (PDF) (Page 102 of 180 pp, 8.9 MB)

Penny Newman, Center for Community Action for Environmental Justice, San Bernardino/Riverside, CA

Jump to presentation: Key Issues (PDF) (Page 121 of 180 pp, 8.9 MB)

Carol Eshelman, Former Director of the Brooklyn and Curtis Bay Coalition, Baltimore, Maryland

Jump to presentation: Masonville Cove Restoration Project (PDF) (Page 152 of 180 pp, 8.9 MB)

Closing Remarks

Mike Moltzen, Chief, Mobile Source Section, US EPA Region 2

Jump to remarks: Closing Remarks (PDF) (Page 34 of 35 pp, 569 KB)

All Slides and Transcript 

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