The impact of port growth affects air quality, water quality, transportation, and thus the area’s population through both increased traffic and pollution. However, USC Sea Grant’s long-standing relationships with the ports and related industries make it ideally suited to provide information, tools, and techniques to support the smart reuse of space as industries change, responsible energy development, and environmentally sustainable solutions to economic needs.

Relevant Research

  • Fawcett, James A., 2006. “Chapter 10 Port Governance and Privatization in the United States: Public Ownership and Private Operation,” Research in Transportation Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 207-235, January

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