The Pacific Northwest is the most beautiful place in the world! My wife and I fell in love with this place 40 years ago and raised our 5 children here together. I dragged those wonderful teenagers on hikes throughout the Cascades and up the Gorge. I believe we have a duty to maintain a healthy, clean environment here for our children and grandchildren.
The Port of Vancouver can contribute to responsible environmental stewardship by focusing on local. How long do our barges idle before they are moored? How long do trucks and trains spend getting docked for loading and unloading? Are we careful with our waste products? Are we prudent in using our utilities?
Are we prudent in our utility usage?
Are we careful with our waste products?
Can we reduce barge idle time to reduce emissions?
What are we doing today to address local, tangible environmental needs?