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Environment

Port of San Diego Environment champions the safekeeping and environmental care of our diverse ecosystems.

 

 

sunny day at the Embarcadero

Environmental Champions for San Diego and Beyond

Port of San Diego Environment champions the safekeeping and environmental care of our diverse ecosystems. Through greenhouse gas reduction, sustainable development, water conservation, waste management and responsible business practices, the Port stewards the protection of our land, air and water. Year after year, environmental goals are set and measured to evolve environmental initiatives - ensuring San Diego Bay remains a vibrant resource and contributes to a remarkable way of life for visitors and residents for generations to come.

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As champions in the safekeeping and environmental care of San Diego Bay and its diverse ecosystems, the Port of San Diego has enrolled in Green Marine, North America’s largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry.

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 Clear the Way for a Rainy Day featuring Storm Drayne at the San Diego Bay

#ThatsMyBay

Everything seems so fresh and clean after it rains, but that is because all of the blown away napkins, dropped trash, leaked oil,  and whatever else - get washed into storm drains, and into the bay. Prevention is key!

 

 

Child at cleanup event

Environmental Protection

  • Pollution Prevention
  • Soil and Sediment Remediation
  • Stormwater 
  • Jurisdictional Runoff Management Program
  • Copper Reduction Program
  • Alternative Hull Paints
Environmental Wetlands

Environmental Conservation

  • Natural Resources Management
  • Environmental Education & Community Outreach
  • Protection, Restoration & Enhancement 
Downtown San Diego from Coronado

Energy & Sustainability

  • Climate Action Plan
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Maritime
Aerial view of the San Diego bay and downtown San Diego

Green Business Network

A voluntary sustainability program for businesses located on Port tidelands, providing members with training opportunities and resources to improve operational efficiency and improve sustainable business practices.

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