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Port of Long Beach

Port Strike Endangers Entire Country's 'Economic Engine'

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 12.04.2012 | Los Angeles

California Democratic Congresswoman Janice Hahn expressed her support for striking clerical workers and longshoremen at the ports of Los Angeles and L...

Long Beach Port Finalizing $4.6B Shipping Lease

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | Los Angeles

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Port of Long Beach, the nation's second-largest cargo container facility, reached a tentative $4.6 billion, 40-year lea...

In The Nation's Second-Largest Port, Hints Of An Export Boom

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: This article has been corrected. If the nation's second-largest port is any indication, the American export economy may be on the mend -- an...

The Ports Challenge

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James P. Hoffa

I hate to think we've become a country that has lost the concept of public purpose, a country that allows corporations to poison the people who live nearby. But apparently they're too much for the trucking industry.

Killing at the Seaport: Port Pollution a Silent Killer

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

For those Americans who happen to live near a seaport, pollution is a serious health hazard leading to negative health outcomes and even death.

Rise In Sea Levels Threatens California Ports

latimes.com | Ronald D. White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Global warming and a resulting rise in sea levels present a direct threat to the world's seaports -- and many of California's harbors are nowhere near...