Nor'wester Newsletters

Issue # Date

Highlights

352 December 28, 2009 Section 214 extension becomes law
351 December 18, 2009

One-year extension for Section 214 passes the Senate, awaits President's signature
House passes jobs bill - includes funding for Corps of Engineers
CEQ releases draft standards for water resource project analysis

350 December 9, 2009 One-year extension for Section 214 passes the House
349 December 8, 2009

FEMA announces FY2010 round of Port Security Grants
Details released for the March 2010 annual lock inspection and maintenance closure
Doug Clarke moves to Northwestern Division of the Corps
PNWA introduces newest member, EGT Development, LLC

348 November 6, 2009

Garibaldi celebrates groundbreaking for Tillamook Jetty work
House requests WRDA 2010 submissions
Section 214 extension update
BiOp hearing rescheduled to November 23
Make your plans to attend PNWA's 2010 Regional Meetings
PNWA Mission to Washington: Call for papers, speakers and topics

347 October 30, 2009 FY2010 energy & water appropriations bill becomes law
346 October 19, 2009 2009 Annual Meeting Success!!
345 October 1, 2009

Conference Committee approves FY2010 energy & water appropriations bill

344 September 24, 2009

Change of command for the Corps' Northwestern Division
U.S. Coast Guard proposes new ballast water standards
ARRA port security grants released - three PNWA member ports receive funding
Brief update on FY2010 appropriations, WRDA, and Section 214
More detailed agenda available for PNWA Annual Meeting

343 September 15, 2009 Administration validates salmon BiOp
342 September 3, 2009 Register today for the PNWA Annual Meeting
PNWA staff traveling to Washington, DC
Foss Maritime receives Small Shipyard Grants
341 August 19, 2009 Lower Monumental navigation lock receives $14 million in stimulus funds
340 July 31, 2009

PNWA opposes Salmon Solutions and Planning Act

339 July 30, 2009

Senate approves FY2010 energy & water appropriations bill
Administration's lockage fee proposal would increase barge taxes eight-fold

338 July 21, 2009

House passes FY2010 energy & water appropriations bill; Senate bill clears full committee
Columbia River channel deepening's final major contract awarded
PNWA submits comments on CEQ's proposal to revise Corps' Principles and Guidelines
PNWA published in the Sunday Oregonian

337 July 14, 2009

CEQ leads rewrite of Corps Principles and Guidelines
New Columbia Snake River System representative selected to the Inland Waterways Users Board

336 July 8, 2009

Senate subcommittee approves FY2010 Corps funding bill
Short sea shipping grant program included in MARAD bill
PNWA announces new member: Cooperative Agricultural Producers, Inc.
PNWA Mid-Year Meeting is a great success!

335 June 25, 2009 House subcommittee approves FY2010 Corps funding bill
334 June 18, 2009

Obama Administration releases climate change assessment
PNWA op ed published in Idaho Statesman
Two new agenda items added to PNWA Mid-Year Meeting
Date changed for "World's Toughest Fixes: Columbia River Dam"
Sign up for the PNWA 75th Anniversary Golf Scramble

333 June 8, 2009

Witt Anderson departs for Afghanistan
Final SEF released
PNWA welcomes Franklin PUD
John Day dam featured on Discovery Channel
Port of Port Angeles seeks Executive Director
Last chance to receive $25 off PNWA Mid-Year Meeting registration fee

332 May 19, 2009

Administration releases detailed FY2010 budget proposal for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Redden issues BiOp guidance letter
Reminder: PNWA online registration is now open

331 May 13, 2009

Stimulus funding received to complete the Columbia River channel deepening

330 April 28, 2009 Corps releases stimulus project funding amounts
Earth Day Special April 22, 2009 Celebrating Earth Day: Recognizing PNWA member environmental achievements and initiatives
329 April 14, 2009 PNWA continues to defend navigation
Rep. Doc Hastings to speak at PNWA's Mid-Year Meeting
Reminder: PNWA online registration to open tomorrow
328 April 8, 2009 PNWA writes President Obama on salmon
327 April 2, 2009

PNWA mourns the passing of a great friend and mentor: Peter Wilson 1926-2009
Darcy nominated for top civilian post at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

326 March 26, 2009

Corps spending plan for stimulus funding still in flux
Gary Locke confirmed as Commerce Department Secretary
Corps announces 2009 Annual Dredging and Resources Coordination Meeting

325 March 18, 2009

BPA financial situation declines
Stimulus funding grant opportunities
75th Annual PNWA Mission to Washington, DC a great success

324 March 7, 2009 Judge Redden on BiOp: "It is very close"
323 February 26, 2009 FY2010 Corps of Engineers budget outline released
322 February 24, 2009 FY2009 omnibus released, including Northwest navigation funding figures
321 February 11, 2009 Senate approves stimulus bill
Regional Sediment Evaluation Framework comments due March 25
PNWA Mission to Washington featured speakers and topics
320 January 28, 2009 Senate Appropriations Committee approves stimulus package
Upcoming PNWA events
319 January 20, 2009 PNWA Highlights 2009 legislative agenda
318 January 15 , 2009 House Appropriations Chairman introduces stimulus bill
NPDES Vessel Permit challenged before enforcement begins
Register for PNWA's 75th Annual Mission to Washington, DC