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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.

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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)

Port Funds Tree Planting Project
A Port of Long Beach funded tree-planting initiative to cut greenhouse gases kicked off Feb. 23, at Silverado Park. "I Dig Long Beach – 6,000 Trees by 2020" began with the planting of 50 trees in the park and adjacent John Muir Elementary School. Watch video from the event.

(posted: 2/21/2013)

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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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