A Unanimous Vote Puts City On Course To Address Wage Theft at Port of Long Beach

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The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to push forward with a plan to begin addressing the port trucker misclassification issues that have existed at the Long Beach and Los Angeles port complex for years. Drivers who...
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Expansion of the 710 Freeway Trudges Forward Amid Community Demands For Cleaner Alternative 

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The debate was between two alternatives identified by planners, one (5c) costing about $6 billion and “alternative 7” which would cost about $10 billion. Both projects would change the current layout of the current 19-mile stretch of the 710...
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SCIG Rail Yard Battle Likely Headed to State Supreme Court As Long Beach Signals Intent to Petition

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The legal battle over the BNSF Railway Company Southern California International Gateway project which has dragged on since the Los Angeles City Council’s vote in 2013 to approve the project will now be appealed to the California Supreme Court.
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UPDATE: Harbor Commission Approves Rail Facility Project

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A public hearing is scheduled Monday to discuss an environmental impact report on a proposal to redevelop a rail yard in the Harbor District to move cargo more quickly with less of an environmental impact.

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Expressing Optimism Amid Challenges, Top Port Official Plans for ‘World’s Greenest Port’

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In his first State of the Port address this morning, Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero discussed many new challenges and improvements the port will face in the upcoming years to make it “the world’s greenest port.”

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Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles Governing Board Approves Updated Clean Air Action Plan

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In a joint meeting of the Los Angeles and Long Beach boards of harbor commissioners the two governing bodies voted unanimously to adopt an updated version of the San Pedro Bay Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) Thursday afternoon after...

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Updated Port Clean Air Action Plan Headed For Governing Board Review Next Week

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A finalized version of the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) was released earlier this week and it included some minor tweaks to its scheduling after port staff took months to hear from...

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Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles to Consider Approving Updated Clean Air Action Plan

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The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will consider approving the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) 2017 Update, a document that would guide emissions reduction strategies for the next 20 years, during a joint...

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Residents Calls For Shorter Path to Zero Emissions as Ports Finalize Clean Air Action Plan

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A capacity crowd packed the Banning’s Landing Community Center in Wilmington Wednesday evening in the heart of the port complex shared by Los Angeles and Long Beach to hear updates to the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) released last...

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Port of Long Beach Sets All-Time Record for Busiest Month in 106-Year History

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The Port of Long Beach set an all-time record for its best month this July when cargo volume surged, surpassing a previous record set in August 2015 for the number of containers moved across its docks, officials announced today.

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