Port Houston is committed to conducting port operations using a systematic approach to environmental management in order to protect and preserve the natural environment. In striving to be the recognized maritime industry leader in environmental stewardship, Port Houston commits to:
- Meet or exceed all applicable local, state and federal environmental rules, regulations and laws
- Incorporate environmental stewardship and pollution prevention in all business decisions, best management practices and policy programs, and communicate these to stakeholders
- Continuously evaluate and improve environmental activities and practices to achieve environmental goals
- Collaboratively engage businesses, communities and other stakeholders to assist in achieving environmental goals
To achieve those goals, Port Houston is focused on four key areas: air and water quality, land management, stewardship and marsh restoration.