Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for September 8, 2017

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Dream the Impossible 
By Chris Philips, Managing Editor  
In June, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia reaffirmed their pledge to make the twin ports of the San Pedro Bay “global models for cleaner air, sustainability and innovation.”

The two mayors signed a joint declaration that sets goals for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to transition to “zero” emissions as part of their Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP).

Friday, September 8, 2017
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Story1EPA Grant for Seattle
By Karen Robes Meeks
The Port of Seattle and Just Health Action have been selected for a new Environmental Protection Agency grant that will go toward improving the health of port-adjacent communities…(Read full article)
Story2Clean Operators to Reap Rewards
By Karen Robes Meeks
Vessel operators who surpass the regulatory standard for curbing ship pollution will reap greater rewards for it, thanks for new Environmental Ship Index formula that went into effect July 1…(Read full article)
Story3Expanded Gate Hours Pay Off
By Karen Robes Meeks

The success of last year’s pilot program has prompted the Northwest Seaport Alliance to continue a program that reimburses terminal operators up to $2 million to expand their gate hours … 
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Story4Everett Commissioner Resigns
By Karen Robes Meeks

A job relocation to Massachusetts has prompted Port of Everett Commissioner Troy McClelland to resign his post as commissioner of District 1, which includes parts of the waterfront in North Everett and east to the Snohomish River… 
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