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.

Click here to tell us what you think about the draft Natural Resources Management Plan for the Chula Vista Bayfront Development

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Port of San Diego Green Business Network 2015 Top Green Chef Winner Announced

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20802499084 7a5f8b3632_kCoronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa Executive Chef Michael Poompan took home the title of Top Green Chef 2015 on September 10, 2015 among some of the region's best chefs. Four chefs from the Port of San Diego's Green Business Network restaurants competed in the fourth annual timed competition by using fresh, local sustainable ingredients to prepare an appetizer and entrée for a panel of VIP judges. The judges scored the dishes based on taste, presentation and creativity, and the chef with the highest combined points from both courses was crowned the Top Green Chef.

 

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Port of San Diego Celebrates Green Port Month throughout September 2015

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coastal cleanup daySeptember is "green" at the Port of San Diego with the celebration of Green Port Month.

The Port of San Diego established Green Port Month in 2008 with the purpose of increasing awareness and encouraging employees to develop a culture of sustainability. Celebrated each September, Green Port Month provides opportunities for staff to learn more about sustainability and how to incorporate "green" practices into their daily work and home activities.

icon Final Green Port Year in Review 2015 4 pg (1.89 MB)

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Public Comment Period Begins for Dole Refrigerated Rack Project

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The Port of San Diego has issued a Notice of Preparation of a draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Dole Refrigerated Rack Improvement Project. The project's location is at the Dole Fresh Fruit Company site at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.

The project entails installation and operation of five new refrigerated racks with an additional 94 outdoor electrical container outlets. These additional outlets would increase the total number of outlets on the Dole site to 763, enabling Dole to increase its on-terminal storage of refrigerated containers.

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