Recent PNWA Press Releases

2016

PNWA comments on Columbia Snake River System extended lock maintenance closure – December 12, 2016

PNWA announces 2016 Legislator of the Year – October 12, 2016

PNWA applauds court ruling on Snake River sediment management plan – February 9, 2016

2015

PNWA highlights value of Snake River dams – October 3, 2015
PNWA and Port of Portland release ECONorthwest study on impacts of Columbia River deepening – June 24, 2015
Corps of Engineers announces plans for 14-week Columbia Snake River System lock closure – May 28, 2015
PNWA Comments on Presidents FY2016 Budget and Corp FY2015 Workplan – February 3, 2015
Navigation supporters celebrate as Snake River dredging is scheduled to begin – January 6, 2015

2014   
Pacific Northwest Waterways Association Announces 2014 Distinguished Service Award Winners – October 28, 2014

2012

OR Governor sends letter to Obama Administration in support of small ports – December 20, 2012
NW Delegation sends letter to President in support of small ports – November 21, 2012
Columbia Snake River System highlighted at U.S. House of Representatives hearing – April 17, 2012
Corps FY2012 work plan includes funding for Northwest ports, Columbia Snake River System – February 9, 2011
Corps FY2012 work plan includes funding for Northwest ports, Coos Bay, Siuslaw & Umpqua– February 9, 2011
Corps FY2012 work plan includes funding for Northwest ports, Swinomish Channel – February 9, 2012

2011

Columbia Snake River locks reopen – March 28, 2011 
Stakeholders monitor lock outage progress – February 7, 2011

2010

Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers to speak at PNWA Annual Meeting – October 12, 2010
Wyden highlights infrastructure on Oregon coast – August 19, 2010
Corps releases draft environmental assessment of MCR Jetties – January 12, 2010

2009

Port of Skagit Executive Director elected PNWA Senior VP – October 16, 2009
Port of Portland representative to lead PNWA – October 16, 2009 
Administration validates salmon BiOp
 – September 15, 2009 
Lower Monumental lock and dam receives $14 in stimulus funds – August 19, 2009
Stimulus funding received to complete the Columbia River channel deepening
 – May 13, 2009

2008

PNWA supports salmon BiOp in new lawsuit – June 17, 2008
House Subcommittee hearing scheduled to discuss hydropower as a renewable resource
 – June 10, 2008 
Pacific Northwest navigation interests represented at U.S. Senate Hearing
 – June 9, 2008 
PNWA supports new salmon BiOp
 – May 2, 2008 
Tribes, federal agencies reach agreement on salmon
 – April 7, 2008 
Corps plans next steps after accident at John Day lock – February 29, 2008

2007

PNWA Urges President to sign compromise omnibus bill and increase Corps funding for Northwest Projects – December 19, 2007 
Compromise omnibus spending bill increases Corps funding for Northwest Projects
 – December 18, 2007 
PNWA applauds veto override of water projects bill – celebrates passage of dredge fleet language
 – November 8, 2007
PNWA applauds veto override of water projects bill – celebrates provisions affecting Inland Empire – November 8, 2007
New FCRPS BiOp documents improved fish survival – October 31, 2007
Port of Newport General Manager elected PNWA President – October 17, 2007
It’s not whether to study, but what to study for fish – March 14, 2007
Port of Skagit County Executive Director elected PNWA Treasurer – October 16, 2007
Port of Portland staff elected PNWA Vice President – October 16, 2007