New Clean Air Action Plan at the Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles Could Cost Up to $14 Billion

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The cost of cleaner air at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles could cost as much as $14 billion according to a draft action plan released by the port complexes today.

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Port of Long Beach Awarded Best in North America by Asia Cargo News

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The Port of Long Beach (POLB) was named the Best North American Seaport at the Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards, the port announced in a statement.

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Demanding Employee Status, Wage-Theft Protection, Truck Drivers’ Protest Continues at Port Complex

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Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and union leaders joined port truck drivers in San Pedro Thursday morning as the fourth day of strikes slogged on at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, with port truck drivers...

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Long Beach, Los Angeles Mayors Sign On to Work Toward Achieving Zero Emission Ports by 2035

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Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined forces at the San Pedro Harbor Monday to sign an agreement to work toward achieving zero emissions at the twin ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

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New Light Rail Cars Roll Out on Metro Blue Line

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Metro began rolling out new rail cars on the Blue Line Monday morning as part of efforts to modernize the transportation system’s oldest rail line.

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Former Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero Named Port Executive Director

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Mario Cordero, who was appointed by the Obama Administration as chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission in 2013, will return to Long Beach to head the country’s second largest seaport.

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Unanswered Questions Surround Tesoro Merger That Would Make It Largest Refinery on West Coast

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A project approval that could merge the Tesoro Refinery in Carson with a southern facility in Wilmington making it the largest oil refinery on the West Coast is nearing completion but questions surrounding the impact the project would have...

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Port Faces Uncertain Peak Season, as Trade Regulations, Federal Funding Changes

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Consultants, economic and trade experts and other harbor affiliates expressed their uncertainty over the upcoming summer-fall peak shipping season during the 13th annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast” Wednesday morning.

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AAC Votes Against Recommending City Council Re-Open Discussion on International Flights

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After hearing multiple complaints from community members yesterday, the Long Beach Airport Advisory Commission (AAC) failed to pass a recommendation that would ask the city council to reconsider its previous decision regarding international flights at the Long Beach Airport...

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Southwest Airlines Gains Two Permanent Flight Slots at Long Beach Airport

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Southwest Airlines will soon have two permanent air carrier flight slots at Long Beach Airport after American Airlines announced last month that it was reducing service, city officials said yesterday.

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