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Push to ban fossil fuels at S.F. Port clears hurdle

San Francisco’s once-busy Port hasn’t handled fossil fuels — like coal and crude oil — since the 1960s. And if environmentalists have their way, the Port of San Francisco will never see a fossil fuel again.

The City’s Environment Commission passed a resolution Thursday urging the Port to close its docks to the future possibility of carrying fossil fuels.

The effort is mostly symbolic, as San Francisco’s port handles a tiny amount of cargo compared to the Port of Oakland and the Port of Stockton.

More at the SF Examiner


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