cargo shipping http://www.kplu.org en Murray, Cantwell Want to Change Tax on Cargo Coming to U.S. Ports http://www.kplu.org/post/murray-cantwell-want-change-cargo-us-ports <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington’s senators say they want to change the tax that applies to cargo coming into U.S. ports. They say the tax, as it stands right now, is pushing shipping companies to divert containers to Canada and Mexico.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 20:56:58 +0000 Ashley Gross 9642 at http://www.kplu.org Murray, Cantwell Want to Change Tax on Cargo Coming to U.S. Ports Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver ports aim to reduce air pollution http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-tacoma-and-vancouver-ports-aim-reduce-air-pollution-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The ports of Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver, B.C., are working together to dramatically reduce emissions. And they’re trying to do that without scaring away any cargo companies.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Most of the diesel air pollution at the ports comes from ocean-going ships, but also from tug boats, cranes, trucks and trains.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 22:19:34 +0000 Ashley Gross 9263 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver ports aim to reduce air pollution