Port truckers don’t want clean air rules to eat up their paycheck
Domingo Avalos is all for clean air and blue skies. But he’s also in favor of paying the rent.
The port trucker says he logs lots of 12-14-hour workdays in his diesel rig, but he still has trouble making ends meet. Last week’s media event — starring the mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach proudly proclaiming their march toward emissions-free ports — sent chills through Avalos and officials of his union.