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The Port of Long Beach has made tremendous improvements to the environment in recent years. Guided by our award-winning Green Port Policy, we are reducing harmful air emissions from port-related operations, improving water quality in the harbor, protecting marine wildlife and implementing environmentally sustainable practices throughout the Port.

Latest Environmental News...

Port Eliminates 81% of Diesel Air Pollution
News ImageThe Port of Long Beach has cut diesel particulates by 81 percent since 2005, according to an analysis released today. The results for 2012 mark six straight years of improving air quality in the harbor area thanks to the Port's focused efforts to reduce air pollution caused by goods movement. See the Emissions Inventory Fact Card.
(posted: 8/19/2013)

Shipping Lines Honored for Green Leadership
News ImageTwenty shipping lines were honored today by the Port of Long Beach for efforts to improve air quality locally by slowing down or deploying cleaner vessels – or both – at the annual Green Flag and Green Ship awards.
Watch video from the event.
(posted: 5/30/2013)

Port, Terminals, Ships Investing in Shore Power
News ImageThe Port of Long Beach, its terminal customers and shipping lines are investing millions of dollars in equipment to allow vessels to “plug in” to clean electricity at berth and dramatically cut air pollution in advance of upcoming state deadlines, officials reported Monday at a special “Shore Power Summit.”
(posted: 5/6/2013)

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Wildlife Video Feature
In this four-minute video feature, see how the Port is protecting the marine environment on behalf of its fish, invertebrate, bird and marine mammal neighbors. The harbor is vital habitat to scores of species and the Port is working to lessen its impacts on the natural environment. Click here to watch the video.
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