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Collaborate with the U.S. Congress, federal agencies and regional leaders on policies related to transportation, energy, trade and environmental policy on behalf of ports, public utilities, consultant firms, businesses and tourism to enhance the economic and vitality of the Pacific Northwest.

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PNWA supports an increase in the overall Corps of Engineers Civil Works budget to meet national needs. The President�s budget proposal leads the nation toward future major shortfalls in capacity to conduct international trade.
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PNWA strongly supports the passage of a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) in 2006. A WRDA is vitally needed this year to accommodate the many important projects awaiting authorization.
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PNWA strongly supports continued funding for the Columbia River channel deepening. The lower Columbia River navigation channel has been dredged to ensure the safe passage of cargo ships for more than 100 years.
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