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PNWA Executive Director Neil Maunu testifies at House Natural Resources Hearing

Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA) Executive Director Neil Maunu testified today before an oversight hearing held by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries. The Committee held this hearing entitled “Left in the Dark: Examining the Biden Administration’s Efforts to Eliminate the Pacific Northwest’s Clean Energy Production” to discuss […]

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Secret agreement between US government and anti-hydro plaintiff groups represents “Greatest Threat” for the region

Proposed US Government Commitments undermines clean energy and climate goals, negatively impacts the region’s economy and food production, raises electricity rates on struggling families, fails to address climate-friendly transportation and threatens grid reliability Earlier today, the US Government’s “Commitments in Support of the Columbia Basin Restoration Initiative and in Partnership with the Six Sovereigns” (“USG

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Study: Dam breaching would cause economic and environmental harm, exacerbating challenges facing underserved communities

Study: Dam breaching would cause economic and environmental harm, exacerbating challenges facing underserved communities Lower-income, agricultural communities will be hurt more by job loss, tax revenue loss, air quality, transportation impacts, and more Breaching the Lower Snake River Dams would impact some of the Northwest’s most vulnerable people, causing job loss, impacts to public services,

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Current research is inconclusive regarding possible delayed mortality effects of Snake River dams

Current research is inconclusive regarding possible delayed mortality effects of Snake River damsResearch shows existing science fails to establish the magnitude and mechanism of delayed mortality hypothesis The Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA) today released a  review of scientific literature which confirms that data is lacking to confirm delayed mortality effects of the Lower Snake

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Columbia, Snake and Oregon Coastal Transportation System

CEDER is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to educating and informing political and business leaders, media and the general public about the economic, social, political, historical and natural environment of the Columbia Basin, Puget Sound, the Oregon and Washington Coast and related estuaries and watersheds. CEDER provides two distinct functions to fulfill its mission: developing

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Economics of Lower Snake River Dredging

CEDER is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to educating and informing political and business leaders, media and the general public about the economic, social, political, historical and natural environment of the Columbia Basin, Puget Sound, the Oregon and Washington Coast and related estuaries and watersheds. CEDER provides two distinct functions to fulfill its mission: developing

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THE SNAKE RIVER DAMS: ANALYSIS OF COST CLAIMS

CEDER is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to educating and informing political and business leaders, media and the general public about the economic, social, political, historical and natural environment of the Columbia Basin, Puget Sound, the Oregon and Washington Coast and related estuaries and watersheds. CEDER provides two distinct functions to fulfill its mission: developing

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Economic and Environmental Impacts of Removing Snake River Barging

In response to a court order to review and update management of the Columbia River System, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration developed an Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision during 2016-2020 in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. PNWA supported the work of our federal

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