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Port of Long Beach those projects moving forward.”

The Other Kind of Green

The capital projects are not They don’t call it ‘the green port’ lightly. With a Green Port without purpose. The port isn’t at Policy that calls for maximum effort to minimize or eliminate maximum capacity yet, but the negative environmental impacts, the Port has also developed ‘baywide’ (LA/LB) combined a reputation as a pacesetter for innovative environmental pro- forecasts for future growth call grams. For example, the Port of Long Beach pioneered such pro- for a doubling of TEU through- grams as the Green Flag vessel speed reduction air quality pro- put to about 32 million TEU’s gram, Green Leases with environmental covenants and the San by 2035. Getting there is impor- Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan. The Port also moved ag- tant. How the port does it, says gressively to out

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