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Entries Tagged as 'Thinking Green'

Third Annual Groundwater Festival highlights water conservation

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Environment, News, Thinking Green

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) is hosting its 3rd Annual Groundwater Festival “Treasure Beneath Our Feet” on Saturday, March 13 from 10am to 2pm at the WRD headquarters located at 4040 Paramount Blvd., Lakewood. The free event will have interactive educational activities and exhibits on water resources, water conservation and the environment. […]

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Office of Sustainability’s website informs about Long Beach’s ecology

September 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Community, Thinking Green

The Office of Sustainability has been established to facilitate the development and implementation of model sustainability programs for Long Beach. Reporting directly to the city manager, the Office of Sustainability provides leadership and supports practical solutions to improve the environmental, social and economic health of Long Beach. The Office of Sustainability also supports the newly […]

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Green Port Fest to entertain, educate

September 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Community, Thinking Green

The Port of Long Beach will host its fourth annual Green Port Fest on Saturday, Oct. 4. This year’s Port Fest is a street festival, on Harbor Plaza, in front of the Port Administration Building, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A key word at the fest will be “free.” There will be free parking […]

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Volunteers sought for 24th Annual Coastal Cleanup

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments · Thinking Green

The City of Long Beach is seeking volunteers to help clean up several sites in the city by participating in the 24th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. This year’s sites include: Pierpoint Landing, 200 Aquarium Way; Bluff Park, Ocean Blvd. between Cherry & Junipero St.; Alamitos […]

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Final court ruling urges truckers to join air quality program

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments · Thinking Green

A U.S. District Court judge finalized a ruling Tuesday, September 9, refusing to halt the Port of Long Beach’s landmark Clean Trucks Program, which on October 1 will start improving the region’s air quality by banning the oldest, most polluting trucks. Judge Christina Snyder cited the program’s environmental and security requirements in dismissing a request […]

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