L.A. shipping port backlog impacts local environment

Shipping Backlog Impacts Environment

James Fawcett of the USC Sea Grant program at USC Dornsife explains how the line of ships floating off the coast waiting to offload goods is making a mark on the local environment. He is an adjunct professor of environmental studies at USC Dornsife and holds a joint appointment at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, teaching marine environmental policy and coastal management. In light of the shipping topics reaching the news in recent months, including the stalled supply chain, overpopulated ports and record numbers of idling ships off Southern California’s coast, Fawcett answered questions about this current situation and how it may be impacting our local environment. Read more