Environmental Leadership

Green Marine, the Environmental Protection Agency and other organizations have recognized the Port of New Orleans for its environmental programs and its commitment to sustainable development. Initiatives such as the Clean Truck Replacement Incentive Program (Clean TRIP) and By-You Drainscapes are just a few of the Port-led programs. Port NOLA works with contractors, tenants, operators, customers, community organizations and all stakeholders to meet and exceed environmental requirements. All of the numbers below are as of April 28, 2017.
 

636

The number of staff and stakeholders engaged in Port NOLA environmental outreach programs.
 

13,628

The pounds of trash prevented from reaching waterways by Port NOLA.
 

1st

Port NOLA was the first maritime participant in the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Leadership Program.
 

38

The number of spill prevention plans, work procedures and ISO (International Standards Organization) 14001 Environmental Management System procedures Port NOLA has created.
 

80

The number of stormwater compliance inspections completed by Port NOLA.
 

2,215

The number of hours of environmental training Port NOLA has completed.
 

$927,000

The amount of grant funding Port NOLA has received for voluntary programs.
 

2,351

The amount in pounds of Mardi Gras beads recycled by Port NOLA.
 

3,512

 The number of electric vehicle miles driven in Port NOLA-owned vehicles.

 

-Compiled by Jennifer Gibson Schecter and Emily Federer

Categories: Maritime