Pacific Institute/EBASE Report on Port Trucking Health Impacts

The Pacific Institute and the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy (EBASE) have released a report titled, Taking a Toll: The High Cost of Health, Environment, and Worker Impacts of the Oakland Port Trucking System. The report provides information on some of the quantitative and qualitative costs associated with the environmental, neighborhood, and worker impacts from the current port trucking system. In addition, the report includes information on the health costs associated with port truck drivers not being employees of the port.

To download a copy of the report, visit //www.pacinst.org/reports/taking_a_toll/index.htm.

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