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Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan
The Seaport Air Quality 2020 and Beyond Plan (Plan) is the Port’s master plan for achieving zero emissions at the Oakland Seaport. Port of Oakland Social Responsibility Director Amy Tharpe and Port Environmental Programs and Planning Director Richard Sinkoff discuss how the Plan was developed with stakeholder input and the strategies that will be used to guide the Port to zero emissions.
Community Highlights
Pathway to Zero Emissions: 
Seaport 2020 and Beyond Updates 
Implementation of the Seaport 2020 & Beyond Plan is underway. In the coming months, the following reports will be presented to the Board of Port Commissioners.
 
  • October:  Electrical Capacity Study 
  • November:  Feasibility of 100% electric trucks, including feasibility of related goals and metrics
  • December: Feasibility of 100% electric CHE, including feasibility of related goals and metrics
Float Lab Launch at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park
September 21, 2019
Come celebrate the launch of the  Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab, a partnership between CCA Ecologies Lab and the Port of Oakland. The launch celebration will be held at Oakland’s Middle Harbor Shoreline Park on Saturday, September 21 at 1:00 pm and will feature a community picnic, a marching band, DIY kite-making, and remarks by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, project supporters, and stakeholders. You can register here for the event.
Sign-up for the Battle for the Bay
September 21, 2019
Join the Port for the Battle for the Bay Coastal Cleanup Day at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, 2777 Middle Harbor Rd, or East Creek Slough, 5737 Oakport Street, in Oakland on Saturday, September 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers will remove trash and debris to beautify our local waterways. Volunteers will be treated to snacks and other surprises.
Please RSVP to Ramon Dixon, Middle Harbor Shoreline Park Manager, at 
mhsp@portoakland.com or (510) 627-1434.
Please RSVP to Angela Clapp, Port Associate Environmental Planner/Scientist, at aclapp@portoakland.com or (510) 627-1194.
Port Participates in Oakland Chinatown Streetfest Opening Ceremonies
August 24, 2019
Commissioner Yui Hay Lee and Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce Board Director Cheryl Ho greeted the Oakland Chinatown community during the opening ceremony for the 32nd annual Oakland Chinatown Chamber of Commerce StreetFest.
T he Port is a sponsor of Oakland Chinatown StreetFest. The festival attracted thousands of people from all over the Bay Area to experience the traditions that Oakland Chinatown has preserved.
Unity in the West Oakland Community
July 27, 2019
The Port of Oakland was proud to sponsor the West Oakland Community Collaborative's (WOCC) first annual Unity Fair at DeFremery Park. Festival attendees enjoyed music, games, free food, and raffles.
The Port is a member of the WOCC. The WOCC provides a platform for West Oakland organizations to strengthen services and resources to West Oakland residents.
All the Best to Our Summer Interns
June 18 - August 16, 2019
The Port of Oakland was honored to host 28 high school and college students for a paid internship program this summer. The students worked in different departments throughout the Port, such as in our Aviation, Engineering, Human Resources and Social Responsibility divisions.
Information for next summer’s program will be posted in mid-January 2020. Learn more about our internship program here .
The Port Celebrates Our Community Partnerships
July 22, 2019
The Port celebrated its third annual Community Day Festival and Harbor Tour with our community partners. This is one of the ways we thank our partners. Everyone enjoyed live music by Oaktown Jazz Workshop, food from Tacos Sinaloa, and a harbor tour of the Seaport.
Children's Fairyland Installation Delights OAK Passengers
June 25, 2019
Oakland International Airport is honoring Children’s Fairyland with an installation at Terminal 1. Next time you are headed out of town through  Oakland International Airport , take a moment to check out the new Fairyland exhibit.
Learn about the Port's Civil Rights Policies and Procedures
Learn more about the Port of Oakland's civil rights polices that ensure all individuals receive equal access, representation, and accommodations at the Port here .
O wning Our Air: The Draft West Oakland Community Action Plan 
July 2019
The West Oakland Community Action Plan  is a joint plan by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project. This unique plan was shaped with participation of the Steering Committee, and helps to lay out a series of measures to be implemented over the next five years by multi-sectors to reduce pollution in the community. The Port serves on the Steering Committee to support and advise on the plan. Two recently approved works complement the West Oakland Community Action Plan’s efforts to improve air quality in West Oakland : Seaport 2020 and Beyond Plan , and West Oakland Truck Management Plan .