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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$2.5 Million Settlement Reached with Long Beach, Oakland Port Operator for Violation

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The California Air Resources Board announced Wednesday it reached a $2.5 million settlement with SSA Containers Inc. and its affiliates, which the state agency said failed to repower, retire or retrofit its equipment at the ports of Long Beach...

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Long Beach Port Looking to Upgrade Telecommunication Towers

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The Port of Long Beach has prepared a report to raise telecommunication lines and towers along the Inner Harbor to ensure they do not interfere with passing cargo ships.

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Long Beach Port Gives $3 Million to Alleviate Health Issues from Pollution

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The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved to distribute $3 million to help people suffering complications from respiratory and cardiopulmonary disease, officials announced on Thursday.

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Port of Long Beach Awards $440K to Local Community Groups

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The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners awarded $440,650 in sponsorships to 100 local organizations promoting causes including the arts, environment, social justice and historic preservation.

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Federal Grant To Help Port of Long Beach Retrofit Diesel-Burning Engines

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A $2.4 million federal grant awarded to the Port of Long Beach (POLB) will help the complex begin to decrease its pollution levels just weeks after the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach approved its updated Clean...

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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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Harbor Commission Approves Port of Long Beach’s Communications Director Selection

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The Port of Long Beach’s selection of Kerry Gerot, who is currently the public affairs officer for the Long Beach City Manager’s Office, to lead its Communications and Community Relations Division was approved yesterday by the Long Beach Board...

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New Officers Elected for POLB Board of Harbor Commission

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The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners earlier this week elected new officers while it also bid farewell to two departing commissioners.

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