The Port of Hueneme was awarded the County of Ventura 2017 Earth Day Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship due to their leadership in sustainability within the community.
The award was presented by Kelly Long of the Ventura County Board of Supervisors who stated, “I was honored to nominate the Port of Hueneme Oxnard Harbor District as the Third District recipient of the 2017 Earth Day Award for their exemplary environmental efforts in Ventura County. I am so proud of the fact that our Port, which is among the most important economic drivers in our county, has made good stewardship of the environment a high priority in how they do business every day for the betterment of our community and our region.”
In 2012, at the direction of its Board, the Port adopted a robust series of strategic initiatives referred to collectively as the Environmental Management Framework. This ambitious project included the rollout of several strategic implementation plans that would advance environmental values important to the Port, values including air and water quality, protection of marine resources, healthy soil and sediment, and climate change adaptation. The Plan sets long and short term objectives as well as evaluation strategies.
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