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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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Port OKs Guidelines for $46 Million Environmental Grants Program
News ImageThe Port of Long Beach will accept grant applications later this year from local organizations to bring health programs and new air filters to communities most affected by cargo movement in San Pedro Bay.
(posted: 3/28/2017)
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Harbor Ecosystem Dramatically Improved
News ImageYears of efforts to reduce environmental impacts related to goods movement have resulted in a flourishing ecosystem for fish and marine mammals, according to a new report on the water and habitat quality of the Long Beach and Los Angeles harbors.
(posted: 1/9/2017)
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Port Buildings Earn Environmental Recognition
News ImageFour structures at the Port of Long Beach’s newest marine terminal recently earned the coveted “gold” status in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, which encourages the use of Earth-friendly features that save energy, conserve water and use recycled materials.
(posted: 3/18/2016)
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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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