Nor'wester Newsletters

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Highlights

379 December 20, 2010 Section 214 signed into law by President Obama on December 18
Another FY2011 Continuing Resolution (CR) likely
Columbia Snake River System lock closure maintence begins
Online registration available for PNWA's Regional Meeting and Mission to Washington
Meet PNWA's new members: CLD Pacific and MacKay & Sposito
378 December 3, 2010 Section 214 extension passes House
Congress passes another temporary funding measure for FY2011
Extended lock maintenance closure to begin December 10
Columbia River Pilots utilizing deeper channel
National Academy of Sciences faults draft Principles & Guidelines
Corps invites participation in levee safety webinar, December 15 and 16
Oregon DEQ seeks comments on ballast water rules
377 October 28, 2010 Plaintiffs' Columbia River salmon BiOp motions due this Friday
Extended Lock Maintenance Closure Conf. Call - 11/2
Walla Walla District Navigation Meeting - 11/8
National Committee on Levee Safety Workshop - 11/9
376 October 19, 2010 PNWA Annual Meeting Highlights
375 October 4, 2010

Reminder: Extended Lock Closure Conference Call Tomorrow
FY2011 Appropriations Update
WRDA update
Section 214 extension update
One week to register for the PNWA Annual Meeting

374 September 24, 2010 EPA releases final Columbia Basin Toxics Reduction Action Plan
373 September 14, 2010 NMFS grants one year extension for FEMA NFIP implementation
PNWA members invited to support DERA reauthorization
Registration details: PNWA Annual Meeting
372 September 2, 2010 Schedule announced for extended lock closure to begin December 10, 2010
371 August 25, 2010

Navigation infrastructure highlighted on Oregon Coast
USCG Sector Columbia River is activated in ceremony in Astoria
New details released for PNWA Annual Meeting in Spokane

370 August 16, 2010

Register today for the PNWA Annual Meeting
Port of St. Helens seeks Executive Director
Smart Rivers 2011 Conference - Call for Abstracts

369 July 29, 2010 House WRDA bill introduced
Section 214 update
368 July 23, 2010 PNWA supports two new Senate energy bills
Bonneville First Powerhouse rehabilitation complete
House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee schedules WRDA markup
New website address for extended lock outage information
Change of Command for Corps' Walla Walla District
367 July 21, 2010 Senate subcommittee marks up FY2011 energy & water appropriations bill
366 July 16, 2010 House subcommittee marks up FY2011 energy & water appropriations bill
365 June 23, 2010 AAPA Maritime Economic Development Workshop
PNWA Mid-Year Meeting: Agenda is now available
364 June 3, 2010 Northwest Senate delegation unanimous on Section 214, HMTF requests for WRDA
PNWA Mid-Year Meeting early registration fee ends today
363 May 14, 2010

Supplemental Columbia River salmon BiOp filed
EPA seeks comments on Columbia Basin Toxics Reduction Plan
PNWA-WPPA working group to meet with FEMA
Sen. Patty Murray names new Southwest Washington Director
NOAA's Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) seeks applications
New additions to the PNWA Mid-Year Meeting agenda

362 April 26, 2010 Senate requests WRDA 2010 submissions
DOT publishes interim notice of funding for TIGER II Grants
Online registration for PNWA's 2010 Mid-Year Meeting is now available
361 April 22, 2010 Celebrating Earth Day: PNWA member environmental achievements and initiatives
360 April 19, 2010

PNWA mourns the loss of two great friends
Senate bill introduced to address Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF)
Congressional staff transitions
Online registration for PNWA's 2010 Mid-Year Meeting is now available

359 April 2, 2010

House Democrats and Republicans announce earmarks restrictions
PNWA comments on FEMA flood plain Model Ordinance
House bill introduced to "fix" Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF)
PNWA staff meetings incoming Walla Walla Commander; receives tour of Lower Monumental lock & dam

358 March 16, 2010

House Democrats and Republicans announce earmarks restrictions
Comments on FEMA Model Ordinance due April 5th
Principles and Guidelines comments now due April 5
PNWA staff meetings incoming Walla Walla Commander; receives tour of Lower Monumental lock & dam
Mission to Washington kicks off PNWA's 2010 legislative agenda

357 February 17, 2010 TIGER grant awards announced
Port Security Grant Program Investment Justifications
356 February 9, 2010 PNWA FY2011 navigation priorities released
Extended lock closure update
PNWA announces new member: Allan Rumbaugh
355 February 1, 2010 Administration releases FY2011 Corps of Engineers budget
Expanded Bull Trout Critical Habitat Designation proposed
354 January 28, 2010 FEMA Model Flood Plain Ordinance for Puget Sound
Corps, Resource Agencies recommit to permit streamlining
Sediment Evaluation Framework (SEF)
Columbia River salmon BiOp update
353 January 13, 2010 Corps releases draft environmental assessment of MCR Jetties, seeks comments
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