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’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.

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Port Releases New Video on Environmental Cleanup of Campbell Shipyard

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20140916-01The Port of San Diego is proud to release a new educational video and web section that highlights a successful project to restore environmental balance within the former Campbell Shipyard area.

The Campbell Machine Company, forerunner to Campbell Shipyard, was founded in 1908. The shipyard began operations in 1926 as a builder and repairer of tuna seiners, and closed in 1999. The business left behind contaminated sediment, soils and groundwater with pollutants including PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), metals and other chemicals.


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