EnvironmentOne of the Port of San Diego's many responsibilities is to protect the bay and its resources. The Environment and Land Use Department is made up of creative environmental and planning leaders dedicated to sustainable operations and the responsible development of San Diego Bay's world class waterfront while improving its water, air and sediments in order to support enhanced natural resources and serve the people of California.

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Port of San Diego to Host Fourth Eco-Friendly Hull Paint Expo

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Hull Paint ExpoThe San Diego Bay boating community is invited to the Port of San Diego's fourth Eco-Friendly Hull Paint Expo, a free event featuring the latest hull paint products, along with information on proper hull cleaning and boat maintenance. There will also be information on special limited-time grant funds available to Shelter Island boaters for repainting their vessels.

The Port of San Diego-sponsored event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Nielsen Beaumont Marine, 2420 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego 92106 [map].

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Port’s Green Business Network Features Bartell Hotels

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Local hoteliers have found innovative ways to make their businesses more environmentally friendly than ever.

Visitors to the Holiday Inn Bayside need a room key to keep their lights on while the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel and Marina's thermostats have heat and motion sensors that determine the ideal temperature to keep guest rooms if no one is around. Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites installed new lights that cut its energy consumption 50 percent in the past year.

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Port Shows Progress on Climate Action Plan in Green Port Year in Review

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The Port of San Diego and its tenants have taken significant steps to become better environmental stewards through sustainable business practices.

The Port has become a leader in environmental innovation through its Green Port Program and Climate Action Plan, which were both showcased in its annual Green Port Year in Review for Fiscal Year 2014.

icon Green Port Year in Review 2013-2014 (2.4 MB)