Sarah McGregor

Government, Business, Logistics

California Ports Face Calls to Go Green After ‘Unmitigated Growth’

Port of Long Beach The Port of Long Beach by Allison Zaucha/Bloomberg News

After years of “unmitigated growth,” the nation’s busiest port complex is facing calls to lower its carbon footprint from Southern California communities plagued by the health and environmental impacts, said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia.

Sarah McGregor | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2022
Government, Fuel

Los Angeles to Electrify Its Entire 10,000-Vehicle Fleet

A Los Angeles sanitation truck A Los Angeles department of sanitation vehicle. The switch to electric vehicles will start at the city’s largest departments of sanitation, recreation and transportation. (Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press)

Los Angeles plans to electrify its fleet of more than 10,000 vehicles as part of an effort to become one of the first U.S. cities to rely on carbon-free energy by 2035.

Sarah McGregor | Bloomberg News
April 7, 2022
Business

Trade War Turns Seasons Upside Down for Truckers at L.A. Port

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles by Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Some truck drivers at the Los Angeles docks are scrapping over leaner cargoes thanks to the trade war.

Sarah McGregor | Bloomberg News
December 20, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Trump Signals US Is Likely to Proceed With China Tariff Increase

China Warehouse Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump said he’ll likely push forward with plans to increase tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, indicating he would also slap duties on all remaining imports from the Asian nation if negotiations with China’s leader Xi Jinping fail to produce a trade deal.

Sarah McGregor | Bloomberg News
November 27, 2018