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Green Locomotives and More in Latest 'Pulse of the Port'

New episode of award-winning video series now playing

September 21, 2012


The latest installment of the award-winning "Pulse of the Port" video series takes you on a nighttime circuit of the Port of Long Beach with the Harbor Patrol and then offers a look at new less-polluting locomotives.

Trains are one of the greenest, most efficient ways to transport containerized cargo. We take a look at how Pacific Harbor Line's new reduced-emissions locomotives are promoting cleaner waterfront rail operations. Click here.

We then turn to the Port's summer internship program, in which area high school students get the opportunity to work alongside Port employees, learning about careers in various aspects of government and international trade. Click here.

Improving the environment is a top priority for the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and for many of their tenants, too. The ports recently recognized six companies with Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards for their exemplary efforts to reduce air pollution from their local maritime and goods-movement operations. Click here.

Finally, we stop by one of the many summer events sponsored by the Port: Movies on the Beach. You'll often find members of our community outreach team at festivals, farmers markets and other fun events throughout the city. Be sure to stop by when you see our booth. Click here.

For the whole Pulse of the Port lineup, watch below or watch the program in its entirety on Long Beach Television Channel 3 Mondays at 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at noon. Verizon subscribers can catch the program on Channel 21.

You can find the Pulse of the Port video archive at www.polb.com/pulse.

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