Nor'wester Newsletters

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317 December 18, 2008 BREAKING NEWS: Concern over vessel discharge permits resolved
316 December 17, 2008 Judge Redden postpones BiOp arguments
PNWA meets with Congressional and agency staff in Washington DC on stimulus, FY2009 appropriations, short sea shipping
Port of Garibaldi seeks Port Manager
315 November 26, 2008 MARAD solicits recommendations for short sea shipping routes
FY2009 port security grant program guidance announced
PNWA staff in Washington DC next week
PNWA Mission to Washington and Regional Meeting online registration to open December 1, 2008
314 November20, 2008 PNWA supports stimulus package funding for infrastructure, including navigation
Stimulus package: Just add water
313 November 5, 2008 Breaking News: Northwest Election Results
312 November 3, 2008

PNWA's 2008 Annual Meeting a great success
Post-election stimulus package may include infrastructure funding
PSMP meeting to be held November 6th in Clarkston
Corps plans to conclude work on regional Sediment Evaluation Framework (SEF)

311 October 6, 2008 Stopgap spending bill enacted
Port Security Grant Program funded
Another "Miracle at Chinook"
Corps Principles and Guidelines revision concerns PNWA
PNWA Annual Meeting to be a great success
2009 Regional Meeting locations and dates announced
310 September 9, 2008

Positive news for Columbia River and coastal salmon
Plaintiffs file motion to expand the BiOp lawsuit
PNWA welcomes three new members

309 August 18, 2008

Register today for PNWA’s Annual Meeting, October 15-17, 2008
PNWA welcomes newest member, Bernert Barge Lines, Inc.
Ocean Action Plan launched
Oregon seeks recommendations on marine reserve sites

308 August 1, 2008

PNWA participates in IWUB visit to Walla Walla

307 July 25, 2008

Record sockeye returns on the Columbia and Snake Rivers

306 July 11, 2009

House and Senate begin work on FY2009 Energy & Water Appropriations bills
Corps of Engineers Update
Mid-Year Meeting Success!

305 June 6, 2008

Glenn Vanselow to testify at U.S. Senate Hearing
PNWA submits comments on Corps Principles and Guidelines
PNWA staff attend Northwestern Division and Portland District Change of Commands
Recent PNWA staff travels
Don’t delay – register for the PNWA Mid-Year Meeting TODAY!

304 May 22, 2008

Corps Principles and Guidelines revisions could affect regional projects
Snake River dams take spotlight at coastal fisheries hearing
Less than one week left to qualify for reduced registration fee
House approves Renewable Energy Tax Bill

303 May 6, 2008

PNWA supports new salmon BiOp, released May 5, 2008
PNWA submits WRDA requests to Northwest House delegation
Register Today for the 2008 PNWA Mid-Year Meeting

302 April 11, 2008

Administration releases details of proposed lockage fee for inland waterways

301 April 7, 2008 Tribes, federal agencies reach agreement on salmon
300 April 4, 2008

Tidewater to increase fleet; Foss to end upriver operations
2008 PNWA Mid-Year Meeting – Save the Date!
Port of Astoria seeks Executive Director

299 March 31, 2008

Columbia Snake River System reopens, including John Day lock
Judge Redden approves 2008 interim river operations
USCG Sector Portland Change of Command
The 2008 Mission to Washington is a great success!

298 February 12, 2008

FY2009 Corps of Engineers Budget Released

297 January 18, 2007

PNWA welcomes newest member, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
Register for PNWA’s 2008 Mission to Washington and Regional Meetings
Become a PNWA Mission to Washington Sponsor!

296 January 14, 2008

PNWA mourns the passing of a great friend
Deadline passes for comments on Columbia River salmon BiOp
Witt Anderson appointed to senior Corps Northwestern Division position