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Port Environmental Initiatives Forum on April 18, 2012

April 12, 2012

Contact: Karen V. Gregory, Secretary (202-523-5725)

The Federal Maritime Commission will hold a Forum on Port Environmental Initiatives on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. Representatives from the ports of Houston, Long Beach, Los Angeles, New York/New Jersey, Oakland, and Virginia will give presentations on their environmental and sustainability initiatives, followed by questions and a general discussion with Commissioners. Members of the public and press are invited to attend.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 – 2:00 p.m.

800 North Capitol Street, N.W.
First Floor Hearing Room
Washington, D.C.

To expedite the security process, please RSVP for the event to Please arrive early to ensure adequate time for passing through security.

The Federal Maritime Commission is the federal agency responsible for regulating the nation’s international ocean transportation for the benefit of American exporters, importers, and consumers. The FMC’s mission is to foster a fair, efficient, and reliable international ocean transportation system while protecting the public from unfair and deceptive practices