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Long Beach Airport on board to become the nation’s most sustainable

Release Date: 2018-09-20

By: Hayley Munguia

Long Beach will soon begin to develop a plan to house the country’s most sustainable airport, thanks to a unanimous City Council vote last month.

One of the first steps toward establishing that plan happened on Thursday, Sept. 20, when Justin Ramirez, a legislative director for Mayor Robert Garcia, made a presentation to Long Beach’s Airport Advisory Commission about the concept.

During his remarks, Ramirez said Garcia hopes the plan will mirror the port’s Clean Air Action Plan. That plan established specific strategies for reducing pollution in every aspect of the port’s operations, including its ships, trucks, trains and cargo-handling equipment.

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