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PPTF: Freight + the Environment - Shared screen with speaker view
Shoshana Akins
34:53
Feel free to ask questions and type in comments in the chat throughout the presentation.
William Matulewicz
39:40
Looking at all the port facilities, how at risk are they from sea level rise?
Kristen Scudder
41:48
Philly Freight Finder, Freight Centers: https://www.dvrpc.org/webmaps/phillyfreightfinder/freight-center-story.html
Shoshana Akins
43:21
+Bill, this Coastal Effects map from DVRPC doesn’t entirely answer your question but this resource is super helpful and really interesting: https://www.dvrpc.org/resiliency/Coastal/
William Matulewicz
46:36
Thanks Shoshana
Stacey Mulholland
47:30
With on line ordering habits, is E-commerce reducing our individual carbon foot prints or contributing to expanding them?
William Matulewicz
48:56
Regarding WH development, we're seeing a lot of pressure on remaining ag lands. The massive sq. footage creates significant storm water and quality of life issues in host communities
Shoshana Akins
49:26
Thanks for the question, Stacey, and the comment, Bill! I’m compiling the questions and comments so we can discuss them in the last part of the meeting. So all, keep the questions/comments coming! Feel free to share resources with the group as well.
Scott Berman
51:03
How can newer urban centers be built in a way that better integrates trucks so that they are less disruptive to the traffic flow?
William Matulewicz
52:30
I heard an interesting piece on NPR this morning about particulates in India. They can see the Hymalayas for the first time in decades. Attributed to reduced diesel traffic from COVID. Hopefully, EV's will help this a lot in the near future.
William Matulewicz
01:01:10
Maybe retrofit some of these 10 acre warehouses with green roofs/
William Matulewicz
01:02:03
or require carbon offsets within the impacted airsheds.
Shoshana Akins
01:06:38
Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force https://www.dvrpc.org/Committees/DVGMTF/
William Matulewicz
01:07:28
;How about an ADL at the P.O.
Shoshana Akins
01:09:21
DRBC website: https://www.state.nj.us/drbc/
William Matulewicz
01:27:37
You can also get some nasty stuff from bilge water flush outs.
Maridarlyn Gonzalez
01:28:14
www.drbc.gov
Maridarlyn Gonzalez
01:31:03
https://www.state.nj.us/drbc/about/advisory/
Maridarlyn Gonzalez
01:31:45
^ The DRBC Advisory page
William Matulewicz
01:38:47
Need alternative ice melts from NaCL
Kristen Bowman Kavanagh
01:40:21
"Freshwater salinization" is of concern on the main stem Delaware River as well as in the tributaries. We have some technical information on our website that you may find of interest: https://www.nj.gov/drbc/quality/conventional/chlorides-monitoring.html
Alison Hastings
01:50:09
Change to Gallery View and you'll see everyone on your screen
Alison Hastings
01:50:47
View at the top right of your Zoom window.
Shoshana Akins
01:52:42
https://www.dvrpc.org/resiliency/Coastal/
Alison Hastings
01:55:31
Mike's daughter is so interested in freight!
Fran Harwell
01:56:30
This is part of her homeschooling course Alison! :-)
Michael Ruane
02:00:40
For those concerned about ecommerce and your role as a consumer, here is some helpful info about what we can do: https://its.ucdavis.edu/blog-post/keeping-e-commerce-environmentally-friendly-what-consumers-can-do/
Maridarlyn Gonzalez
02:00:54
https://www.dvrpc.org/GetInvolved/PPTFApplication/
Alison Hastings
02:01:17
I see some new folks and non PPTF members in this meeting!