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Fenceline Communities Win Relief in Oil Refinery Suit

Published on February 20th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

Washington, D.C. —  A federal judge approved a consent decree, Feb. 7, requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to review and, if necessary, update the standards controlling hazardous air pollution from oil refineries. The review should result [&hellip... Read More


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Boyden

LB Harbor Commission Hires Search Firm for Executive Director

Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — On Feb. 14, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a contract with Baltimore-based Boyden Global Executive Search to find candidates for the executive director position left vacant after Christopher Lytle resigned [&hellip... Read More


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Long Beach Port Cargo

January Cargo Flat in LB Port

Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — On Feb. 18, the Port of Long Beach announced that its cargo volume for January got off to a flat start. There was an overall traffic dipping of 1.4 percent to 528,884 container [&hellip... Read More


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LB Harbor Department Moves to Interim Offices

Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — The Long Beach Harbor Department announced, Feb. 18, that it will soon move to its interim administrative offices at 4801 Airport Plaza, near the airport. The department’s old administration building, which was opened [&hellip... Read More


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Port to Test New Clean-air System for Ships

Published on February 13th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

The Port of Long Beach will fund testing of a new air pollution-control technology for docked cargo ships, thanks to an agreement approved Feb. 12, by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. Under the pact, the [&hellip... Read More


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Bratton

Former LAPD Chief Endorses McDonnell

Published on February 13th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — On Feb. 13, former Los Angeles Police Department Chief William Bratton announced his support for Jim McDonnell in his campaign to be elected Sheriff for Los Angeles County. McDonnell, who has served as [&hellip... Read More


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SEIU721

LA County Workers Approve New Contract

Published on February 13th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LOS ANGELES — On Feb. 12, more than 55,000 LA County workers represented by SEIU Local 721 just voted to approve a visionary new labor agreement with LA County management. Tens of thousands of LA County [&hellip... Read More


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tomley

LB Commission Appoints New Environmental Planning Director

Published on February 13th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

LONG BEACH — On Feb. 13, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners announced the appointment of  Heather A. Tomley as the director of environmental planning. She will be charged with leading Green Port environmental initiatives. [&hellip... Read More


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Buscaino Advances $10 Million Sidewalk Plan

Published on February 11th, 2014 | by Zamná Ávila

Buscaino Advances $10 Million Sidewalk Plan LOS ANGELES — Councilman Joe Buscaino announced that he advanced a $10 million sidewalk repair plan, during a special Public Works and Gang Reduction Committee hearing Feb.6. The proposal ­ [&hellip... Read More


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