But Rivas can't afford a new truck, so he and other drivers are hoping to become employees of trucking companies.
The Port's Comprehensive Truck Management Plan (CTMP), which will address diesel pollution and related issues, is now being drafted and is set to go before the commission for approval in June. Richard Sinkoff, the Port's director of environmental programs and planning, said staff is working at an accelerated schedule because of the urgency of the issue.
"I think the board really understands that public health is a concern for all of us," Sinkoff said. "Time is always of the essence when dealing with a recognized public health issue."
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