Air monitoring stations in communities adjacent to California ports record dangerous levels of nitrogen oxide as well as fine soot and sulfur oxides. The NewsHour reports on how port cities are working to combat the pollution.
The House is pushing for legislation to enact the 9/11 commission's recommendations, including distributing homeland security funding and inspecting air and ship cargo. NewsHour correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the congressional activity.
As 29 major ports on the West Coast prepared to reopen Wednesday, workers and shipping companies faced what they said would be the unwieldy process of unloading billions of dollars worth of idle cargo.
Hundreds of cargo-laden ships sat idle along the West Coast's ports on Monday after labor talks between dockworkers and international shipping lines broke down for a second time.
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