Long Beach, CA
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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: Climate Action and Environmental Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/22/2022 2:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Teleconference
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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22-0453 11.042222-CAE-Mins Approval for 03/15/22Agenda ItemRecommendation to approve the minutes of the Climate Action & Environmental Committee meeting held Tuesday, March 15, 2022.   Not available Video Video
22-0454 12.042222-Presentation on planning efforts for the abandonment of the Wilmington Oil FieldAgenda ItemWITHDRAWN Recommendation to concur in the recommendation of the Climate Action and Environmental Committee to direct City Manager to take the following actions: Request inclusion in the County and/or City of Los Angeles amortization studies or work with consultants to conduct a similar study and report back with the cost of doing so; Direct a percentage of surplus oil revenues to the abandonment fund and any other costs associated with abandonment, alongside important one-time capital projects; Direct City staff and the State Legislative Committee request the State to fully fund their portion of the abandonment liability; Work with South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) to prioritize leakage mitigation and detection, emissions control, and carbon capture measures; Work with labor organizations in the transition of workers from the local energy sector; Work with City Attorney and State Lands Commission and other applicable state entities to determine the legal options available to the City to end new drilling as soon as is legally defensible, including studying prohi   Not available Video Video
22-0455 13.042222-Recommendation to discuss green shippingAgenda ItemRecommendation to receive and file a discussion on green shipping and forward the below recommendations to the City Council: Request City Manager to work with the Harbor Department to explore discussions with another major international port city with the intentions of creating a green shipping corridor similar to the one in development between the Ports of Los Angeles and Shanghai, including exploring joining the Los Angeles/Shanghai clean shipping corridor as a partner; Add support for legislation or administrative action to rapidly decarbonize the maritime shipping industry and to create green shipping corridors along the California coast, the West Coast of the United States, and across the trans-Pacific trade route to the City’s 2022-2023 State and Federal Legislative Agendas; and Request City Attorney to draft a resolution calling on top maritime importers to Long Beach to adopt existing emissions-reducing technologies and take steps towards making port calls to the San Pedro Port Complex on zero-carbon ships by 2030.   Not available Video Video