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May 08, 2013

$500 Million SCIG Rail Yard Approved for Port of Los

Setting the stage for a legal battle between two of the nation's busiest ports, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved plans for a $500 million railyard project near Wilmington and Long Beach neighborhoods.

Setting the stage for a legal battle between two of the nation's busiest ports, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved plans for a $500 million railyard project near Wilmington and Long Beach neighborhoods.

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Dec 25, 2008

$55M port complex to be `green'

The Port of Long Beach plans to build a $55 million administration and operations complex. The project is expected to generate 220 to 240 jobs annually over each of the three years of construction. The two main buildings, which will house administration and operations, will adhere to the so-called "Silver level" of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards.

The Port of Long Beach plans to build a $55 million administration and operations complex. The project is expected to generate 220 to 240 jobs annually over each of the three years of construction. The two main buildings, which will house administration and operations, will adhere to the so-called "Silver level" of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards.

May 22, 2008

$80 million and 7 years later, SES abandons LNG terminal

Sound Energy Solutions (SES) is closing its offices after spending 7 years and $80 million trying to bring a liquified natural gas import terminal to the Port of Long Beach. SES had planned to build its LNG reception terminal on a 25-acre site on Pier T that would have provided up to 1 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas to Southern California. Based on the company's most recent estimate, the project represented an $800 million investment. The project faced a strong opposition by the public and by the current mayor of Long Beach, Bob Foster because of safety and environmental concerns.

Sound Energy Solutions (SES) is closing its offices after spending 7 years and $80 million trying to bring a liquified natural gas import terminal to the Port of Long Beach. SES had planned to build its LNG reception terminal on a 25-acre site on Pier T that would have provided up to 1 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas to Southern California. Based on the company's most recent estimate, the project represented an $800 million investment.

Sep 13, 2006

"Bomb" at Long Beach Airport a Hoax

A package apparently made to look like a small bomb was discovered early Monday at a Long Beach Airport, prompting a partial evacuation and delaying flights for nearly two hours.

A package apparently made to look like a small bomb was discovered early Monday at a Long Beach Airport, prompting a partial evacuation and delaying flights for nearly two hours.

Aug 23, 2010

"Dear Stakeholders" letter from HTA President, Fred Johring

Harbor Trucking Association President, Fred Johring, emails a “Dear Stakeholders” letter that says the recent meetings on terminal turn-times and other operational issues at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach are a positive “first step” toward finding solutions. He warns, however, there is much still to be done.

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Harbor Trucking Association President, Fred Johring, emails a “Dear Stakeholders” letter that says the recent meetings on terminal turn-times and other operational issues at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach are a positive “first step” toward finding solutions. He warns, however, there is much still to be done.

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Dec 07, 2009

"Greeting" Takes Flight

A single KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight took off and landed in Amsterdam after only an hour in the air last month, but some hope it carried the airline industry into a new environmental world.

A single KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight took off and landed in Amsterdam after only an hour in the air last month, but some hope it carried the airline industry into a new environmental world.

Apr 26, 2006

"Make Work Pay" campaign begins to bring attention to truckers'

Feb 21, 2005

"Qualified Support" For New C-TPAT Standards

Members of a leading trade advisory committee gave only "qualified support" to proposed view standards for companies in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.

Members of a leading trade advisory committee gave only "qualified support" to proposed view standards for companies in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.

Sep 24, 2009

"We Call This Cancer Alley"

Its 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. Along streets of grimy stucco bungalows with bougainvillea, American flags and "Beware of Dog" signs on chain linked fences, a couple of residents are hosing down lawns.

"We call this cancer alley," said Angelo Logan, who grew up on the city of Commerce street.

Its 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. Along streets of grimy stucco bungalows with bougainvillea, American flags and "Beware of Dog" signs on chain linked fences, a couple of residents are hosing down lawns.

"We call this cancer alley," said Angelo Logan, who grew up on the city of Commerce street.

May 04, 2010

"We're Number Two"

Speaking of the United States at the close of the two-day nuclear security summit in Washington, DC, last month, US President Barack Obama acknowledge "...weather we lime or not, we remain a dominant military superpower..."

Speaking of the United States at the close of the two-day nuclear security summit in Washington, DC, last month, US President Barack Obama acknowledge "...weather we lime or not, we remain a dominant military superpower..."