Nor’wester Newsletter

Issue #DateHighlights
876July 1, 2024FY25 House Energy & Water Development Subcommittee Appropriations Released, Chevron Deference Overturned by the Supreme Court
875June 25, 2024House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Release WRDA 2024 Text
874June 20, 202490th Anniversary Happy Hours, Oregon Coast Tour, Weather Buoy, PNWA reacts to Biden Administration Announcement, Agencies Initiate Lower Snake River Study, 2024 Annual Convention Update
873June 10, 202490th Anniversary Happy Hours, 2024 Annual Convention Update, 2023 Summer Conference Recap
872May 21, 2024FY2024 Corps Work Plan Released
and Senate EPW WRDA Text Released
871May 17, 2024M-84 Workshop, Port of Portland T6, 2024 Summer Conference, Oregon Coastal management Program, Department of Land Conversation & Development , Grants Due
870April 11, 20242024 Summer Conference, Sponsors, M-84 Corridor Workshop, PSGP, DOT Grants, EPA Ports Initiative
869March 22, 2024FY24 Appropriations and FY25 President’s Budget Request
868March 22, 2024Mission to DC recap, John Day Tour, Pena at NGFA, Horton at NWC, Corbitt honored, M-84 Corridor Workshop
867February 23, 20242024 Regional Meetings, AAPA Tour, McNary Dam Tour, PNWA in DC, MCC Old Salt, BOEM Finalizes Wind Energy, Port of Portland Container Update, Port of Port Townsend Grant, M-84 Corridor, Lock Closure Schedule
866January 11, 2024Virtual Meetings, Idaho Wheat Presentation, McMorris Rodgers Roundtable, Revised Lock Closures, PIDP Short Form NOFO, American Cruise Line Ships Under Construction, Taste of Northwest Sponsorships
865December 21, 2023Columbia Snake River Extended Closure, MARAD Reauthorization, PNWA Supports Donor & Energy Transfer Ports, NOAA & USFWS Final Rule Making, NOAA Announces Coastal Inundation Community of Practice
864December 7, 20232024 Virtual Regional Meeting Schedule, Secret Agreement between US government and anti-Hydro plintiff, PNWA makes timely visit to the Hill, CRT Stakeholders Meeting Postponed, Chittenden/Ballard Locks Tour, 2024 Mission to Washington, USDOT RAISE Grant
863November 21, 2023Virtual Regional Meeting Schedule, Congressional News, USACE Walla Walla Stakeholders Meeting, Dredge Oregon Tour, NOFO for EPS’s DERA is Open, CBP SPACE Act Intro, Crops Portland District Open House
862November 7, 2023DeFazio Transit Station, PNWA Feedback Request, MARAD PIDP Grants, WA Public Works, Welcome Mary Wiley
861October 18, 2023Thank You for Another Fantastic Annual Convention! Columbia-Snake River Future Outage Plan; Post-September 2024 Columbia River Treaty Operations Public Information Sessions; EPA Clean Ports Program Webinar: October 31, 2023; PNWA Staff Present at OPPA Annual Meeting in Astoria; PNWA Participates in Roundtable with Biden Administration Advisor on Infrastructure
860September 20, 2023PNWA Announces 2024 Mission to Washington Dates! PNWA Staff Visit Western Washington and Puget Sound Members; PNWA Congratulates Cary Davis of AAPA; Chittenden Locks Large Lock Center Miter Gate Closures; NOAA Announces Funding Opportunity for Climate Resilience Regional Challenge Program
859September 11, 2023Comparison of Senate and House Committees FY2024 Appropriations Bills
858August 17, 2023In Memoriam: Hal Douglas Hiemstra (1954 – 2023); PNWA
Washington, D.C. Summer Advocacy Trip Recap; Change of Command for Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District; Columbia River Treaty Negotiation & Upcoming Listening Session; Environmental Groups Send Letter of Intent to Sue U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seeking Lower Snake River Dam Removal
857August 2, 2023PNWA Welcomes Neil Maunu as New Executive Director; Welcome New Member: Tetra Tech! PNWA Board President Tours Oregon Coastal Members; USACE Portland District Command Change; Requests for Comment: Proposed Regional Conditions for Nationwide Permits in Puget Sound; USDA Announces $500 Million Available for Biofuels
856July 20, 2023Senate Energy & Water Development and Commerce Appropriations
855July 7, 2023PNWA Summer Conference a Success! IPNG Submits Comments in Support of a Balanced Approach to Salmon Recovery; Changes Coming to the NEPA Process; OPPA, WPPA, and PNWA Update; NOAA PORTS Virtual Workshop: Pacific Northwest Seaports; Center for Biological Diversity and Others File Intent to Sue with FEMA’s NFIP Integration in Oregon
853/4June 15, 2023House Appropriations Committee – FY24 Energy & Water Bill Released
851May 05, 2023PNWA July DC Advocacy Trip Dates Announced! Corps Releases FY2024 IIJA Spend Plan; Members of Congress Question CEQ and NOAA Regarding Efforts Related to Snake River Dam Breaching; Federal Highway Administration: $160 Million in Grants to Reduce Truck Emissions; U.S. Senators from Oregon Send Letter to FEMA Regarding Changes to NFIP in Oregon
850April 21, 2023Summer Conference – Registration Open!
PNWA is Hiring – Office Manager; Merchants Exchange Seeking Executive Director; Washington State Tug Escort Rulemaking – 2023 Workshop
Schedule; Maritime Transportation Interest Pen Letter to Sec. Buttigieg on
Lower Snake River Dams; 2023-2025 WSDOT Airport Aid Program Grants
849April 5, 2023Jennifer Quan Named NMFS New West Coast Regional Administrator; MARAD PIDP Roundtable with PNWA Members; Marine Transportation Resilience Assessment Guide Released; Tidewater Awarded $3.1 Million for Renewable Fuels Hub; Northwest Energy Security Act Introduced; Northwest Agriculture Interests Urge USDA Secretary to Engage on Lower Snake River Dams; Northwest Delegation Sends Letter on Columbia River Treaty to President Biden; Corps Releases Guidance on Definition of Economically Disadvantaged Communities
848March 9, 2023Administration Releases FY2024 Budget
847February 28, 2023Corps FY2-23 Workplan Released
846February 24, 2023Thank You, Newest 2023 Mission to Washington Sponsors!;
Welcome New PNWA Member: Advanced American Construction; Welcome New PNWA Member: KPFF Consulting Engineers; Oregon Delegation Support Workplan Funding for Oregon Ports; PNWA Seeks Input on WRDA 2022 Guidance; Maritime Commerce Club Announces Kristin Meira as 2023 Old Salt Award Recipient; Merchants Exchange Announces Executive Director Retirement; Department of Ecology Rulemaking Announcement Regarding Washington State Maritime Pilots & Tug Escort Requirements in Washington Waters
845February 9, 2023Thank You, 2023 Mission to Washington Sponsors!; FY 23 PIDP
Open & MARAD Hosting Series of Webcasts on PIDP; WA Department of Commerce Seeking Input on Electric Grid Resiliency Projects; Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Update; Kaizen Coordination and Pre-Application Meetings for 2023; Large Lock Center Gate Replacement Project Meeting
844January 25, 2023Columbia Snake River Lock Maintenance Closure Schedule; Corps Seeks Public Comment on WRDA 2022 Implementation
Guidance; Corps to Hold Virtual briefing on Infrastructure Funding; MARAD NOFOs: FY23 PIDP & Small Shipyard Grant Program; Register Now – PNWA 2023 Mission to Washington
843January 12, 2023Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers Named Chair of House Energy & Commerce Committee; Register Now – PNWA 2023 Mission to Washington
842January 4, 2023New Member Announcement: Capacity Commercial! New Member Announcement: Lotic Solutions, LLC! WPPA Announces Eric ffitch as New Executive Director; Chittenden Locks Scheduled Closures for 2023-2025; Final “Water of the United States” Rule Issued; EPA Columbia River Basin Toxic
Reduction Lead RFA
841December 23, 2022FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations Passed, WRDA 2022 Signed into Law
840December 21, 2022FY2023 Draft Omnibus Bill Released
839December 15, 2022Senate Passes WRDA
838December 9, 2022Welcome New PNWA Member: Orion Marine Group!; Congress and Administration Act to Avoid Rail Shutdown; Draft Interim National Ordinary High Water Mark Manual; Inflation Reduction Act – Submit Comments; New Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool; Washington State Broadband Office Accepting Grant Applications
837December 7, 2022House Releases WRDA Bill Text; FY2023 Appropriations; House and Senate Leadership Changes
836November 28, 2022Meet Your New PNWA President: Tom Kammerzell; EPA Hosting IRA Clean Ports Funding Listening Session; Corps to Hold Virtual Listening Session for Remote Lock Operations
835November 4, 2022Congressional Updates: FY23 Appropriations & WRDA; Lock Maintenance and Extended Closure Schedule; USDOT Announces PIDP Award Funding; Washington Public Ports Association Announces Staff Changes; EPA: IRA Clean Ports Funding Listening Session; East Columbia Basin Irrigation District Accepting Applications; BOEM Seeking Nominations for Committee on Offshore Wind and Fisheries
834October 21, 2022Welcome New PNWA Member: Port of Kingston!; 2022 Annual Convention Presentations Available Online; MARAD Awards Tidewater Marine Highway Grant; Chittenden Locks Large Chamber Closure Nov 8-23
833October 07, 2022Thank you to our newest PNWA Annual Convention Sponsors; PNWA Washington, D.C. Advocacy Trip Recap; Reminder: Bradford Island Superfund Project Public Meeting; Lake Washington Levels to Drop Below 20 Feet; Chittenden Locks to Close for Inspections on Oct. 31; WA Commerce Dept. Announce Industrial Development Grants; USDOT Announce $1B National Culvert Removal, Replacement and Restoration Program; RiverFest 2022 this Saturday, Oct. 8
832September 23, 2022Public Information Meeting for Bradford Island Superfund Project; Thank you to our newest PNWA Annual Convention Sponsors; Fraudulent Fishery Permitting Website; Northwest Seaport Alliance Seeks Fish & Wildlife Liaison; Oregon Coast Floating Offshore Wind Report; NOFO Announced for USDOT SMART Grants Program
831September 09, 2022PNWA announces Anthony Peña as new Government Relations
Manager; Thank you to our newest PNWA Annual Convention Sponsors; Rail Grant Opportunity; Dates for Spring 2023 Lock Closures; Port of Brookings Harbor Port Manager Position; Request for Information (RFI) for Hydrogen Hub Projects
830August 19, 2022Thank you PNWA Annual Convention Sponsors; FY2022 Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC); Grants Available; Environmental Justice Scorecard; Washington State Freight System Plan; 2023 Lewis and Clark Bridge Closure; The Future of Aviation in Washington State; East Columbia Basin Irrigation District Hiring Engineers
829August 12, 2022Reconciliation Bill Headed to President’s Desk
828August 05, 2022Washington Public Ports Association Executive Director
Recruitment; Freight Rail Shipping Fair Market Act Introduced in the House; WSDOT Consolidated Grant Programs Open; PNWA Permitting Webinar with New Federal Agency
827August 02, 2022Draft Reconciliation Bill Released
826August 01, 2022Senate Passes Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022
825July 28, 2022Senate Released Draft Energy and Water Appropriations; PNWA’s View from the Hill; Shaver Transportation Company Awarded Small Shipyard Grant; Congressman Newhouse to Hold Save Our Dams Rally; Maritime Grant Opportunities
824July 20, 2022PNWA is Hiring a Government Relations Manager; LTC ShaiLin KingSlack Takes Command of the Walla Walla District; White House to Hold Public Meeting on Environmental Justice; Corps’ LSR 2022 Dredging Proposal Public Review Period Open
Modernizing the Westport Marina at the Port of Grays Harbor; NOAA Restoration and Resilience Grants Available; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Sea Otter Reintroduction Feasibility Report; Catherine Simons Named Director of MARAD’s Pacific Northwest & Alaska Gateway Office; USACE to Hold Virtual Environmental Justice Meeting
823July 08, 2022PNWA is Hiring a Government Relations Manager; PNWA Celebrates Summer Conference Success; Offshore Wind Development Webinar with BOEM and USCG
401 Water Quality Certification Proposed Rule Webinar; PNWA resources to support your comments on the Murray/Inslee draft report; Squires to retire, Chumrau to replace him at Washington Grain Commission; NOAA Briefing on Programmatic Biological Opinion for Corps-permitted Projects in the Salish Sea Nearshore Environment
822July 01, 2022House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Passed Out of Committee; House Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Passed Out of Committee
821June 22, 2022Legislative Update; Governor Inslee appoints Dennis McLerran as chair of the Puget Sound Partnership’s Leadership Council; EPA Requests Comments on proposed rule to Clean Water Act Section 401; Director of Navigation Policy and Legislation Jim Walker Departing AAPA Government Relations; Port of Coos Bay seeking to hire Marina Manager
820June, 15 2022Online Registration for PNWA Summer Conference Closes Today; NOAA Fisheries Invites Public Comment on New Draft Equity and Environmental Justice Strategy; WSDOT Requests Responses to State Freight System Plan Survey; Marine Ferry built at the Port of Skagit Christened in San Francisco Bay; Port of Longview seeks Chief Operating Officer; Merchants Exchange Hiring: Association Account Specialist; White House, USDOT Appoint New Port and Supply Chain Envoy to Work on Supply Chain Disruptions
819June, 10 2022House of Representatives Passed WRDA 2022; Draft Lower Snake River Dams Benefit Replacement Report released; USACE Director of Civil Works Partner Update
818June, 08 2022 PNWA 2022 Summer Conference agenda; PNWA welcomes McKinley Research Group; Michael McElwee to retire as Port of Hood River Executive Director; Port of Lewiston welcomes new General Manager; Port of Skagit welcomes new Harbormaster; USACE hosts listening sessions on modernizing Army Civil Works policy priorities; USDA accepting applications for Commodity Container Assistance Program; Thank you to our newest Summer Conference Sponsors!
817May, 27 2022 Corps Releases FY2022 Work Plan; Register for Province of B.C. Columbia River Treaty info session on June 15; Port of Clarkston announces Executive Director hire; Washington Grain Commission seeks CEO; PNWA members receive Connect Oregon Program funding; Port of Anacortes kicks off annual waterfront festival celebration; Port of Whitman County celebrates Snake River Festival on June 18;Thank you to our newest Summer Conference Sponsors!
816May, 20 2022 Register today for the PNWA Summer Conference, June 21-23; 2022 Port Security Grant Program applications due June 13; PNWA, NWRP submit joint letter on the Lower Snake River Dams Benefit Replacement Study to Sen. Murray and Gov. Inslee
Interstate 5 Bridge Replacement Program releases Modified Locally Preferred Alternative; Merchants Exchange Scholarship Fund applications due May 31
815May, 17 2022 House Transportation & Infrastructure (T & I) Committee Releases Draft
WRDA and Announces Hearing on Wednesday
814May, 06 2022 Letter Opposing American Rivers 4 Lower Snake River Dam Breaching Feasibility Study in Army Corps Section 7001 Report to Congress; ODOE hosting public meeting May 11 for floating offshore wind study; PNWA, AWO, and CRTA submit joint I-5 Bridge comments to Coast Guard; New Marine Highway Project Designation increases funding opportunities for domestic trade between The Northwest Seaport Alliance, Alaska and Hawaii; PNWA congratulates Lisa Mittelsdorf, incoming Port of Morrow executive director; Port of Whitman County hiring Finance Director
813April, 29 2022 Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Releases Draft WRDA and Announces Hearing Next Week; Corps Solicits Projects for 2023 Section 7001 Report to Congress
812April, 27 2022 GAO Report on Non-Freight Activities at Ports Presentation; American Cruise Lines celebrates dock dedication at the Port of Kalama; Port of Umpqua welcomes new District Manager; Port of Longview seeks Chief Operating Officer; PNWA members, partners across the region recognize Earth Day; Thank you 2022 Summer Conference Sponsors!
811April, 15 2022 Welcome new member: Mid Columbia Producers; Federal Affairs webinar series agriculture panel April 20; Corps Releases FY23 IIJA Spend Plan; Sen Cantwell Highlights Federal Funding Sources for I-5 Bridge Replacement; Lower Columbia River Channel Maintenance Plan info sessions; USDOT provides update on IIJA notices of funding; Franklin PUD’s journey to provide local broadband access
810April, 08 2022 Welcome new member: Idaho Grain Producers Association; RSVP for our April 20 Agriculture Panel discussion; I-5 Bridge input needed by April 12; I-5 Bridge navigation-related comments needed by April 20; USDOT provides funding opportunities list; USACE, Ecology Sediment Management Annual Review Meeting scheduled; FEMA shares timeline for Port Security Grant Program applications; Application available for USDOT Multimodal Project Discretionary Grants; Rep. Schrier helps secure $220 million for downstream fish passage at Howard Hanson Dam
809April, 01 2022Federal webinar series: RSVP for our April 5 Rail Panel discussion!; APP recognizes Port of Benton Commissioner Robert Larson; USDOT accepting applications for funding through Multimodal Project Discretionary Grant Opportunity; Funding secured for sea lion removal and sediment management; Senator Murray announces $220 million for Howard Hanson Dam; Shaver Transportation prepares for Green Marine certification; Share feedback on early concepts for I-5 Bridge replacement by April 12;Provide input on 20-year Washington State Highway System Plan update; WSDOT accepting applications for construction and maritime trades scholarships
808March 25, 2022Call for speakers: PNWA Summer Conference, June 21-23; Coast Guard seeks comments on I-5 Bridge replacement; USDOT Notice of Funding Opportunity: Mega, INFRA, and Rural grant programs; USDA selects Seattle for pop-up site to address supply chain needs; Washington wheat farmer elected National Association of Wheat Growers’ president; EPA adds Bradford Island to the Superfund list; Save the Date! Federal Affairs webinar series starts April 5
807March 17, 2022PNWA’s March Membership Meeting Cancelled; 2022 Mission to Washington; Federal Affairs webinar series starts April 5; Members of Congress in support of Lower Snake River dams; Washington state transportation package includes $1 billion for I-5 Bridge replacement; Senate confirms Shalanda Young as OMB director; Port of Skagit seeking CFO/Auditor; Agencies encouraged to delay revision of WOTUS definition; Thank you to our newest Mission to Washington GOLD sponsors!
806March 09, 2022Last day for 2022 Mission registrations; FY2022 Omnibus Bill Text Released; Federal Affairs webinar series starts April 5; The Dalles lock on schedule for reopening March 19; Merchants Exchange offers Shipping Education 202 in April; USDOT offering grant opportunities; PNWA submits comments in support of Snake River dredging
805March 03, 20222022 Mission to Washington; Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program; NOAA Hydrographic Services Review Panel; Chittenden Locks small chamber closed; FAA opens applications for Airport Terminal Program; Grant funds for America’s marine Highway Program; EPA, USACE select WOTUS roundtable locations; NOAA Hydrographic Services Review Panel Nominations; Washington State Broadband Office receives grant funds; Willie Nunn sworn in as FEMA Region 10 Administrator
804February 24, 2022President Biden, USDOT announce funding through Port Infrastructure Development Program; Interstate Bridge Replacement hosts Black History Month Roundtable; PNWA thanks Stephanie Prybyl; Thank you Mission to Washington sponsors!
803February 17, 2022Executive Director transition; USDOT offers Regional Accelerators workshop; The Dalles lock repairs; ODOE Public Meetings for Floating Offshore Wind Study; AAPA to recognize U.S. Senator Patty Murray; Bipartisan Infrastructure Law guidance; Thank you Mission sponsors!
802February 09, 2022PNWA hires Heather Stebbings as Executive Director; USDOT hosts RAISE grant webinars; USACE Virtual Engagement Opportunity; National Engineering Week; Ports of Ilwaco and Chinook manager transition; Thank you, Mission sponsors!
801February 02, 20222022 Funding for RAISE grants; MRSC financing discussion Feb. 3; Port of Whitman County to expand broadband access; Seattle-Tacoma International Airport 4-star airport rating; Thank you Port of Ilwaco!
800January 26, 20222021 Annual Report; The Dalles Dam gate repairs extend annual outage; Port of Everett seeking Associate Planner; USDOT rural transportation toolkit; Thank you to Columbia River Steamship Operators’ Association!
799January 20, 2022NOAA coastal flooding listening session; Portland, Walla Walla district outages; WOTUS rule public comment period; Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program; MARAD grant funding; Thank you to Shaver Transportation!
798January 11, 2022Bremerton in GAO study; Corps Infrastructure Bill funding; MARAD PNW Gateway Director; PNWA Executive Director applications due; Floating offshore wind study kickoff meeting
797January 4, 2022Welcome new member PointNorth Consulting Inc.; Members of Congress support Snake River dredging; WMF, WPPA to host Ports and Maritime Day; USACE issues 41 Nationwide Permits; Reminder: PNWA Executive Director applications due
796December 27, 2021Tacoma, Ilwaco earn PIDP grants; Floating offshore wind study kickoff meeting; Port access route study comments due; PNWA Executive Director applications due
795December 21, 2021PNWA seeks next Executive Director
794December 20, 2021Port of Ridgefield’s Brent Grening retires; Port of Lewiston seeks general manager; Port of Arlington hiring executive director; Washington Grain Commission recruiting for program manager
PNWA on the road
793December 10, 2021Oregon delegation pushes for Corps priorities; Levee safety program meetings; Feedback on plastic buoy prototypes
792December 3, 2021Congress passes Continuing Resolution
791December 1, 2021DeFazio announces retirement
790November 30, 2021Wheat growers highlight importance of CSRS to Biden; Columbia River Treaty negotiations; Chittenden Locks tour; Columbia Basin toxics reduction grant applications; Interstate Bridge Replacement Program survey; Port of Ilwaco Manager position
789November 19, 2021Proposed WOTUS rule; Port of Seattle hiring director of maritime environment and sustainability; DMMP disposal fees; Pacific Coast port access route study; Recent Congressional staff changes
788November 10, 2021I-5 Bridge Replacement open house; NWSA seeks Government Affairs Policy Analyst; Columbia Basin Collaborative I/RG kick-off; PNWA on the road
787November 8, 2021Congress passes bipartisan infrastructure bill
786November 4, 2021Connor confirmed as ASA (CW)
785November 3, 2021Port of Benton Commissioner Larson to retire; Port of Chehalis names Senter CEO; PNWA on the road
784October 26, 2021Welcome new member Consumers Power Inc.; Thank you Annual Convention sponsors; Port of Ridgefield selects Mueller as CEO; Port of Everett’s Lefeber named to AAPA Board; FEMA seeks input on National Flood Insurance Program; USACE Civil Works listening session; DeFazio urges Administration to examine Corps’ Nationwide Permits
783October 12, 2021Thank you Annual Convention sponsors; Spring CSRS navlock outage dates; Fall Ballard Locks closures; Port of Vancouver USA earns comms awards; Tri-Cities CSRS documentary
782October 4, 2021Thank you Annual Convention sponsors, virtual DC trip participants; Support for CRSO EIS; NWSA, Ports of Seattle, Tacoma win AAPA environmental award; Port of Tacoma earns three AAPA communications awards; Ports’ FEMA NFIP challenges; AWO Pacific Region representative; USCG coastal waterways usage study; Renewable Energy Task Force webinar
781September 29, 2021Thank you Annual Convention sponsors; lopsided Columbia Basin Collaborative roster; New Puget Sound Pilots executive director, New MCR project manager; Ballard Locks gate replacement details; Port of Benton FAA funding
780September 20, 2021Thank you Annual Convention sponsors; T&I reconciliation package; PNWA mourns John Love
779September 15, 2021Thank you Annual Convention sponsors; EPA Columbia Snake TMDL webinar; Upcoming lock closures; WOTUS reverts to pre-2015 regulations; Brownfields info event
778September 7, 2021Thank you Annual Convention sponsor; Herrera Beutler, Kilmer demand action on regulatory impasse; Sara Young new Port of Skagit executive director; PNWA members, partners host Washington legislators; The Dalles navlock, fish passage tour; WA Ecology scopes of work
777August 31, 2021Thank you Annual Convention sponsor; John Day reservoir at broader, higher range; FEMA National Exercise Program assistance; NOAA HSRP public meetings
776August 25, 2021Chittenden Locks closures; Cantwell, Kilmer salmon solutions; NOAA conservation listening sessions
775August 17, 2021Thank you Annual Convention sponsors; New Sector Columbia River commander; OWEB grant solicitation; Cantwell infrastructure, salmon wins; I-5 Bridge river user survey
774August 11, 2021Welcome new member WCT Marine & Construction; Sea otter reintroduction concerns; CBD claims Marine Highway Program violates ESA; WOTUS rulemaking meetings
773August 4, 2021Welcome new member Ballard Marine Construction; Schwabe maritime podcast; PNWA responds to NOAA draft mitigation policy; wind energy data review workshops; WOTUS definition revision process
772July 27, 2021Welcome new member Hyak Tongue Point; Van Epps assumes Northwestern Division command; I-5 Bridge users survey; Port of Chehalis seeks CEO; Port of Cascade Locks seeks Operations Manager; ODOT Connect Oregon grants; Last virtual DC trip, in-person trips coming
771July 13, 2021Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel; RiverFest exhibitor opportunities; River Values Twitter ad views
770July 6, 202113th USCG District transfers command; Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee nominations; SeaTac, PDX Airport Rescue Grants; Northwest RiverPartners rebuts DamSense LSRD claims
769June 22, 2021Thank you Summer Conference sponsor; Spinrad confirmed as NOAA administrator; Coit named NOAA Fisheries assistant administrator; Senate introduces Surface Transportation reauthorization; Murray pushes for Washington salmon investments; Offshore wind and maritime knowledge exchange; PUGET SOS Act
768June 16, 2021Thank you Summer Conference sponsor; Port of Skagit’s Patsy Martin to retire; Plans to revise WOTUS definition; PNWA’s virtual DC Hill visits; Federal grant opportunities
767June 8, 2021Welcome new member American Cruise Lines; Thank you Summer Conference sponsors; Farewell Kevin Brice; House Surface Transportation Bill; America’s Marine Highways funding; State Freight Planning Toolkit workshops
766June 2, 2021Thank you Summer Conference sponsor; Kevin Brice retirement ceremony; Wyden bill to improve broadband coverage; FAA airport environmental impact grants
765May 26, 2021Thank you Summer Conference sponsors; Senate surface transportation bill; RSVP for Columbia Collaborative workshop; Congratulations WPPA award winners; River Values draws 10,500 views
764May 18, 2021Thank you Summer Conference sponsors; PNWA members set soybean export record; Economic Stimulus Workshop; USACE Operations & Regulatory chief visits region; Cantwell appropriations form; CLIA seeking continued support; National Maritime Day
763May 11, 2021Columbia Basin Collaborative workshop; WRDA 2020 implementation guidance; Acting ASA (CW) visits Tacoma; Interstate Bridge waterway users survey, listening sessions; Oregon offshore wind energy webinars; New River Values ads and website; FEMA and state emergency management training
762May 5, 2021NWSA welcomes new service; Connor nominated as ASA (CW); Spinrad nominated as NOAA chief; AAPA hiring Government Relations Director; AAPA seeks crane purchase information; T&I requests $3.5 billion to fund MTSERA; I-5 bridge freight movement listening session; LCR infrastructure needs meeting
761April 27, 2021Senate earmarks; Senate Republicans’ infrastructure counteroffer; Port of Everett Chief of Business Development; MARAD PIDP webinars; CLIA engagement re: cruise industry
760April 21, 2021Murray soliciting appropriations requests; PNWA fact sheets; Building Resilient Infrastructure session; Grays Harbor website overhaul; new CEQ chair; WSDOT airport grant applications; EPA community health, environmental justice grants; Coast Guard Columbia entrance analysis; USDOT RAISE grants
759April 14, 2021I-5 Bridge April meetings; Building Resilient Infrastructure session; Reactions to Simpson Columbia Basin proposal; Sediment Management Annual Review; Corps still seeking WRDA comments
758March 31, 2021Port Infrastructure Development grants; NOAA Fisheries COVID relief funding; EPA diesel pollution collaboration webinar; GAO seeks feedback on non-freight port activities
757March 23, 2021First virtual Mission to Washington; PNWA, partners ask CEQ, OMB for regulatory help; DeFazio receives AAPA award; GAO seeks feedback on non-freight port activities
756March 16, 2021Welcome new member Treated Wood Council; Port of Skagit showcases projects for Rep. Larsen; Ken O’Hollaren retires … again!
755March 9, 2021Port of Whitman County Snake River Family Festival; T&I Committee accepts Members’ requests; Sea-Tac selected for FAA drone tests; I-5 Bridge public meetings; FEMA grant program applications; Corps WRDA stakeholder sessions
754March 5, 2021Thank you Mission sponsor; McNary navigation lock needs; Port Security Grant Program applications; House appropriators bring back earmarks; Cascadia Rising exercise brief and next steps; Washington Potato Commission meets with Rep. Newhouse
753February 23, 2021Welcome new member Far West Agribusiness Association; INFRA grant applications; I-5 Bridge open house and survey
752February 17, 2021Welcome new member Port of Bremerton; Thank you Mission sponsor; Cascadia Rising overview briefing; new COVID-19 relief details; COVID-19 impacts on maritime sector; COVID-19 testing/cleaning/PPE bill; Hydro Services Review Panel webinar
751February 10, 2021Thank you Mission sponsor; PNWA calls for COVID-19 relief; Port of Skagit adding two new positions; Merkley, Wyden reintroduce Climate Smart Ports Act; EPA seeks DERA grant applications; Congressional staff updates
750February 1, 2021Toledo’s Shoemake retires; Everett South Terminal modernization; Chehalis CEO testifies on broadband; MARAD small shipyard grants; COVID-19 relief legislation
749January 27, 2021Thank you Mission sponsors; Horton named to I-5 Bridge Replacement advisory group; Congressional staff updates
748January 19, 2021Thank you Mission sponsors; Corps’ FY2021 work plan; MARAD seeks advisory committee nominations; Congressional staff updates
747January 13, 2021Welcome Port of Skamania County; Thank you Mission sponsors; Hairston named BPA administrator; Congressional staff updates
746January 4, 2021MTSERA survives veto; Rep. Newhouse on Columbia River Treaty; Congress delivers navigation funding; COVID-19 Working Group listening session; Oregon Offshore Wind Mapping Tool webinar; USACE Public Private Partnership project nominations; USACE Revolutionize Civil Works webinars
745December 29, 2020FY 2021 Appropriations; Maritime Transportation System Emergency Relief Act
744December 22, 2020FY 2021 Appropriations; PNWA projects in WRDA
743December 14, 2020Northwest MOCs call for Columbia Treaty termination notice; Update from the Hill; Thank you, virtual DC trip participants; Cyber alert: Email phishing scam
742December 10, 2020Alan Basso remembrance ceremony; Hill update; PNWA, partners call for COVID relief; MARAD NEPA webinar; USDOT seeks NEPA implementation comments
741December 8, 2020Port of Portland hosts Japanese LNG-fueled PCTC; NOAA Fisheries conservation calculator; mobile cranes available; USCG shallow-draft navigation survey; USDA Seafood Trade Relief Program
740December 7, 2020Draft WRDA conference bill released; House vote tomorrow
739December 2, 2020PNWA mourns Port of Kalama Commissioner Alan Basso
738November 24, 2020PNWA briefs Brazilian delegation; spring CSRS navlock outages; Port of Anacortes dock replacement virtual groundbreaking; Port of Tacoma virtual tour; Happy Thanksgiving from the PNWA staff
737November 18, 2020Wheat Life highlights PNW transportation modes; Op-ed: Salmon may need dams to survive; NW Marine Terminals Association seeks executive officer
736November 12, 2020Senate releases FY2021 appropriations bills
735November 10, 2020PNWA, partners urge holistic approach to 4-state salmon recovery process; MARAD cargo preference webinar; AAPA/MARAD federal grant listening session
734November 4, 2020Welcome new member Twin Bridges Marina; New research reveals flawed salmon recovery assumptions; After the election: A new year, a new Congress
733October 29, 2020Almota seeks controller/assistant manager; WCIT freight policy panel; Oregon Transportation Commission seeks spending input
732October 21, 2020Welcome new members GSI Water Solutions, Grette Associates; Bellingham, Coos Bay, Seattle earn MARAD grants; Tri-Cities members collaborate on RiverFest documentary; Everett’s Battuello named “Community Champion;” Oregon maritime workforce initiative issues report
731October 14, 2020PNWA Congressional update; Toledo seeks general manager; Oregon Cyber Resilience Summit; new Marine Highway Projects Module
730October 5, 2020Thank you Convention sponsor; Klickitat seeks new executive director; LSR sediment management forum; regional NWP conditions; applying for FEMA assistance
729September 28, 2020Thank you Convention sponsor; Donate a Convention door prize; Port of Hood River lands $5M BUILD grant; PNITA offers election implications forum; Port of Seattle seeks government relations manager; FEMA offers Cascadia plan overview; Opinion: Associations keep port interests on front burner
728September 22, 2020New convention sponsors; EPA Columbia Basin restoration grants; proposed Corps NWP rulemaking; Walden reinforces hydro value; respond to the 2020 Census; FEMA wildfire coordination call
727September 9, 2020Thank you Convention sponsors; Port of Anacortes honors PNWA; Ports of Everett, Tacoma win AAPA Awards; Benton PUD video explains TMDL issues; Larsen, Newhouse featured in WPPA roundtable
726August 26, 2020Thank you Convention sponsors; COVID-19 recovery roundtable; FEMA dam break consequences and assessment workshop; FEMA National Preparedness Month
725August 19, 2020Welcome Cascadia Law Group; Thank you Convention sponsors; Rural placemaking funding; Draft Coastal Zone assessment and strategy
724August 11, 2020Thank you Annual Convention sponsors; Port of Chehalis grain project milestone; USCG seeks shallow draft comments; Ecology hosts spill model webinar; FEMA BRIC and FMA programs
723July 31, 2020CRSO final EIS released; Merkley introduces MARAD bill; House approves FY2021 Corps of Engineers funding
722July 29, 2020House passes WRDA 2020
721July 28, 2020Nationwide coalition urges port emergency relief funding; Port of Vancouver purchases mitigation credits from Wapato; Port of Tacoma mitigation bank receives final approval; Ports of Everett, Vancouver win AAPA Communication Awards
720July 22, 2020Welcome new members Port of Port Townsend, West Coast Seafood Processors Association; Spellmon confirmed as next Chief of Engineers; USDA offers rural/ag COVID loan guarantees
719July 15, 2020Shoemake named volunteer of year; MARAD grant management webinar; WRDA 2020; FY2021 Energy and Water funding; Portland and Walla Walla changes of command
718July 7, 2020Corps funding bill; Climate Smart Ports Act; Hydropower Clean Energy Future Act; House infrastructure package
717July 1, 2020Smith named to PFMC; Bullock assumes NWS command; NWSA recognized for environmental leadership; Schwabe port tenant bankruptcy webinar
716June 29, 2020USACE Seattle, Portland and Walla Walla districts changes of command
715June 24, 2020Tomorrow’s webinar; PNWA, OPPA, WPPA advocate for port COVID relief; Port of Whitman County’s John Love resigns; House Dems introduce infrastructure package; BRIC Summer Engagement Series
714June 8, 2020Thursday’s webinar; New port COVID-19 relief funding
713June 3, 2020WRDA, infrastructure planning webinars; PNWA requests port COVID relief; INVEST in America Act
712June 1, 2020WRDA webinar Thursday; Welcome Cowlitz County; Skagit Regional Airport ground-breaking; FEMA face coverings; COVID impacts Washington’s trade
711May 26, 2020WRDA update webinar; Norton new Corps navigation manager; Speer new Corps coastal manager; Toledo shipyard expansion; Meira named to WSDOT group
710May 14, 2020HEROES Act and advocacy update
709May 13, 2020Summer Webinar Series kickoff, EDA CARES Act funding, senators support port COVID aid, CSRS presentation slides
708May 5, 2020Welcome Jordan Ramis PC, Congressionals advocate for port funding, 2020 Census, Sound Off for Economic Recovery, Potato Commission gives back
707April 29, 2020COVID packages, FEMA reimbursement, Cantwell staff contact, regulatory update, CRISI grant, DMI wins grant
706April 15, 2020CRSO DEIS comments, coronavirus impacts, PSGP deadline extended, new Cantwell outreach director, AAPA COVID-19 protocols
705April 2, 2020PNWA operations; CRSO DEIS update; coronavirus impact info; COVID-19 stimulus; grant windows closing; Port Orford manager job
704March 25, 2020CRSO DEIS teleconferences; coronavirus resources, survey; Summer Conference date; PBA med supply call
703March 18, 2020Welcome Port of Chehalis; Transportation & COVID-19 webinar; CRSO EIS meetings virtual; Chelan Douglas coronavirus op-ed; MARAD AMHP, PIDP NOFOs
702March 11, 20202020 Mission to Washington; Bonneville, McNary lock tours; Carrubba retirement ceremony; Rich Old Salt; Coos Bay Coastal Reload Yard; Port Orford manager; Grant Program webinar
701February 28, 2020BON ands MCN navlock tours; Clarkston, Lewiston cruise study grant; AAPA urges Congress to support Corps; Port of Portland job opportunity; Members’ Day Hearing on WRDA
700February 20, 2020Welcome FMSIB, Portland ED testifies, AAPA infrastructure spending survey, Newport Dock 5 pier replacement grant, Idaho Farm Bureau dam breaching story, FY20 Port Security Grant, Howard Hanson Dam passage project
699February 10, 2020FY2020 Corps workplan released
698February 10, 2020Administration releases FY2021 budget
697January 30, 2020Corps and EPA redefine WOTUS, Tacoma commissioner testifies to Senate, Coast Guard seeks award nominees, Ice Harbor turbine boosts fish passage
696January 23, 2020Spellmon nominated, Toledo welding lab, LSRD report comments
695January 16, 2020LSRD comments due, USDOT and MARAD grants, Siuslaw dredging
694January 9, 2020Carrubba retirement ceremony, Morrow barge service expansion, Newport marina dredging
693January 3, 2020Welcome Diversified Marine, RIP Chuck Caldwell, Krehbiel to retire, Coffey named NWD programs chief
692December 18, 2019Funding for Northwest Corps projects inches forward
691December 10, 2019Westport named Coast Guard City, Toledo awarded Small Shipyard Grant, Columbia Restoration grant applications
690December 2, 2019LSR Dams stakeholder workshops, container service returns to Portland, Ridgefield and Woodland land revitalization money
689November 21, 2019New member: Chmelik Sitkin & Davis P.S., Debbie Bone-Harris lauded, Bellingham Cold Storage hosts NOAA seafood inspections
688November 14, 2019New member Port of Olympia, Port of Everett $15M grant, Port of Longview economic impact, Port of Vancouver tenant, Ballard Locks valve project
687November 7, 2019Ad campaigns boost awareness; McMorris Rodgers promotes hydropower; Coos Bay completes tunnel rehab
686October 28, 2019Catching up after the convention – 6 articles
685October 15, 2019Members elect 2020 Board of Directors
684September 23, 2019Corps hosts Bonneville navigation lock open house; PNWA welcomes new members; Port of Everett is hiring
683September 10, 2019Mike Ott named Corps’ navigation chief; Nancy Baker dies at 81; PNWA hosts WRDA, dredge meetings; Members represent at RiverFests
682September 3, 2019PNWA announces Dena Horton as new Government Relations Director
681August 26, 2019PNWA welcomes new Communications Director
680July 3, 2019PNWA Summer Conference highlights, CRT town hall in Boise on 7/18, House minibus, 2019 Corps Section 7001 report, USDOT Port Infrastructure Grant Program
679May 23, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: Corps funding moves forward in House, Coalition for Idaho Water signals strong support for Snake River dams
678May 14, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: House releases Energy & Water Development Appropriations bill and U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse hosts public listening session
677April 30, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: Chairman DeFazio introduces “Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act” and much more!
676April 25, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: Snake River Dams – Setting the Record Straight
675April 22, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: Happy Earth Day 2019!
674April 19, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: FY 2019 Port Security Grant Program funding opportunity, Tidewater crew honored and more!
673April 10, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee host Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund hearing
672April 5, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: Port of Newport hires Paula Miranda as the new General Manager and much more!
671March 21, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: FY2020 Corps budget details, AAPA elect Gary Nelson as Board Chairman and Mission wrap up
670March 1, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: CRT update, Grays Harbor celebrates completion of Deeper Draft and PNWA submits comments on WRDA implementation!
669February 7, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA Executive Director Kristin Meira testifies at House Transportation & Infrastructure Hearing
668February 6, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA Executive Director Kristin Meira to testify at House Transportation & Infrastructure Hearing
667February 4, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA Nor’wester: Listening Session announced for WRDA and NOAA releases 2017 Commercial Fishery report
666January 30, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA welcomes Randi Besser as our new Office Manager, U.S. DOT names Port of Everett a Federal Maritime Highway Project and other news on this sunny Wednesday!
665January 11, 2019PNWA Nor’wester: Emergency border wall funding could impact Corps, CRSO EIS timeline update and more!
664December 17, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Snake River dams & orcas, sea lion bill passes, Northwest BUILD winners, and hiring at the Port of Newport!
663November 30, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Congress passes ballast water bill, HDR joins PNWA and Port of Newport is hiring!
662November 26, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Port of Everett receives Rail Rehabilitation Improvement Financing loan and much more!
661November 21, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Great news for Northwest navigation in the FY2019 Corps workplan
660November 2, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Funding needs at Ballard Locks highlighted by Congressional delegation, Port of Coos Bay Rail Line to begin operation November 1st and so much more!
659October 24, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: WRDA enacted; Orca task force meets Nov. 6th; Interview with CRT negotiator
658October 19, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Presidential Memorandum addresses BiOp and PNWA joins Secretary James for a tour of Ice Harbor Dam
657October 15, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Northwest ports highlighted by Congressional delegation and the 2018 Annual Convention
656October 9, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: 2018 Legislator of the Year, Port of Morrow’s new general manager, orca updates and new members!
655September 25, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Celebrating a year of successful navigation infrastructure maintenance in the Northwest
654September 24, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Nor’wester: Snake River dams and orcas – the “debate” heats up
653September 13, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: News flash! FY2019 Corps funding sails through Congress
652September 12, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: FY2019 Energy and Water Appropriations to pass on schedule and Water resources bill agreement reached by House & Senate Committee leaders
651September 5, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: State Department holding Town Hall meeting tomorrow night in Portland and Two Columbia Snake River celebration events this Saturday!
650August 31, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Judge overturns two-year stay on implementing the 2015 WOTUS rule and so much more!
649August 27, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA is accepting nominations for the Walter H. Evans Memorial Award and Distinguished Service Awards
648August 3, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA staff update, Feedback requested for Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force materials, PNWA office has moved!
647July 27, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: LTG Semonite visits Portland, CRT events, Chairman Shuster draft infrastructure plan, and much more!
646July 20, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: State Department announces CRT Town Hall in Portland, Proposed revisions to ESA and Comment period extended!
645July 5, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Summer Conference wrap up; Carpenters join PNWA, House approves sea lion legislation, and more!
644July 4, 2018Special July 4th Nor’wester: Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visits Port of Vancouver
643June 29, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Senate approves FY2019 Corps funding, Trump Administration proposes reorganizing the Corps
642June 11, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Corps releases FY2018 workplan, includes great support for Northwest projects
641June 8, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: House passes Corps funding bill, and much, much more!
640June 6, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: House passes 2018 WRDA
639May 25, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Corps funding, WRDA update, and more!
638May 24, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Columbia River Treaty negotiations will begin next week and so much more!
637May 18, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee releases WRDA 2018 & Additional Details for FY2019 House Energy & Water bill
636May 14, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: U.S. Army Corps seeks proposals to Section 7001 of WRRDA 2014, Freight Multimodal Projects Funding Opportunity, and more!
635May 10, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Senate Environment & Public Works Committee releases 2018 water resources legislation
634May 7, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: House Appropriations Committee releases FY2019 Corps funding bill
633April 30, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA at State Department’s Columbia River Treaty Town Hall, Columbia River System Operations EIS webinar May 30th and more!
632April 25, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: H.R. 3144 passes House
631April 23, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA staff and members participate in Congressional roundtable on WRDA and much more!
630April 20, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Earthday 2018
629April 17, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Columbia River Treaty town hall, FAA reauthorization, Mission recap and much more!
628March 23, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: FY2018 Omnibus passed by House, includes increased funding for the Corps
627February 23, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Dredged material pilot program, Port of Chelan job opening
626February 12, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: 2019 President’s Budget Release details
625January 30, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: New ASA, 408 implementation update, Bill Newbry spotlight, and Taste the Northwest reception!
624January 8, 2018PNWA Nor’wester: Small ports get support, Vanport Marine joins PNWA, Port of Skagit spotlight, Port of Siuslaw job opening
623December 11, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Congress funds government through December 22, Columbia River Treaty negotiations start in 2018 and more!
622December 1, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Additional CRSO meeting on December 7th, new stern buoys, PNWA Spotlight and more!
621November 15, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Port of Portland announces new container service at Terminal 6, CRSO public update meeting, and more
620November 7, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA thanks Captain Paul Amos,2016 Fisheries of the U.S. report and more
619October 26, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: WRDA discussions kick off, PNWA Member Spotlight, Port of Long Beach job posting
618October 20, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Convention recap, 2018 lock closure, new Columbia River Treaty negotiator, PNWA regulatory efforts
617October 6, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: New Corps leader nominated, Columbia River dredging meetings, Rep. Smith’s freight bill and more!
616September 18, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: FY2017 TIGER deadline October 16, new MARAD administrator, Port of Seattle award and more!
615August 16, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: August recess events, CRSO NEPA, and more!
614July 3, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: HMTF reform bill, INFRA replaces FASTLANE, and DERA reauthorization proposed
613June 29, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: House Energy and Water bill released & Trump Administration moves to withdraw WOTUS rule
612June 28, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Summer Conference success, Columbia River Treaty efforts, DHS reauthorization, and much more!
611June 1, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Robinhold is new Port of Portland Executive Director, FEMA grant training, Port of Chelan job, Port of Longview spotlight
610May 24, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: FY2017 Corps workplan released
609May 24, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: FY2018 Corps budget details released
608May 19, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA supports FY2018 Corps funding, PSGP training seminars, Snake River festival and more!
607May 17, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Omnibus grant funding details, AAPA Infrastructure Week briefing, and more!
606May 8, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Coast Guard change of command, DERA applications open, Congressional letters on BiOp, and more!
605May 1, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Omnibus details released
604April 24, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: PSGP webinar, NOAA charting plan comment period open, new PNWA members!
603April 22, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Earth Day Nor’wester
602April 5, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Lock closure update, Rep. DeFazio’s infrastructure funding bills, and more!
601March 23, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA says farewell to Dan Boone, Mission recap, river locks reopen and more!
600February 9, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: New Port of Vancouver CEO, NOAA Fisheries report, and more!
599January 23, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA mourns passing of Matt Eames, Oregon delegation supports small ports, Rep. Newhouse joins Appropriations Committee, job postings and more!
598January 6, 2017PNWA Nor’wester: Federal Agencies extend scoping period, new House Committee leadership roles, and more!
597December 12, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: WRDA and CR pass, extended closure begins and more!
596December 5, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: WRDA conference report released
595November 29, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Rep. McMorris Rodgers weighs in on Snake River dams; spotlight on Port of Toledo, and more!
594November 10, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: 2nd round of FASTLANE Grants and more!
593October 10, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Columbia Snake River dams methane study; Congressman Smith introduces freight bill; new PNWA members!
592September 30, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: New FCRPS BiOp Process Begins
591September 29, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: House WRDA Passes; Congress passes CR
590September 23, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: House WRDA Managers Amendment released; EPA releases report on port emissions; new PNWA member!
589September 15, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Senate WRDA passes; Barry Thom is NOAA West Coast Regional Adminstrator
588September 13, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Senate WRDA progress; Successful PNWA Regulatory Workshop
587September 8, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Senate resumes WRDA work; Port of Longview announces new CEO; and more!
586August 30, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: August Congressional Tour and ConnectOregon Recipients
585August 16, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Columbia Basin Partnership nominations open; upcoming conferences; and more!
584August 4, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Corps recommends 57′ for Seattle Harbor; Everett and Portland TIGER grants;Plas Newydd joins PNWA and more!
583July 18, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Corps accepts comments on NWPs, changes in regional Corps and USCG leadership
582July 7, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Fastlane & PSGP recipients announced, BiOp schedule released, new PNWA members and more!
581June 24, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: New logo; New member; Extended Closure update; Senate WRDA letter; USACE Change of command
580May 26, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: House WRDA bill passes out of Committee, Controversial amendments stall House Energy & Water bill
579May 20, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: House WRDA bill released
578May 12, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA Nor’wester: Senate passes FY2017 Energy & Water Development Appropriations bill
577May 10, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: PNWA Nor’wester: Former PNWA staffer joins Bonneville Power Administration; Department of Homeland Security seeking comments; MARAD funding opportunity; 2016 Merchants Exchange Scholarship Fund
SpecialMay 6, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Judge Simon rules on Federal Columbia River Power System (FCRPS) Biological Opinion (BiOp) lawsuit
576April 27, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Senate WRDA Draft released
575April 25, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: DC Update – Appropriations & WRDA; Diesel Emission Reduction Act extension proposed; Northwest delegation continues efforts for small ports; Release of Draft EIS for Millennium Bulk Terminal project announced; Corps Announces Spring Navigation Meeting
SpecialApril 22, 2016Special 2016 Earth Day Edition
574April 13, 2016Senate Energy & Water Development Subcommittee Approves FY2017 Appropriations Bill; PNWA featured in river system coverage
573April 12, 2016 PNWA Nor’wester: House releases FY2017 Energy & Water Development Appropriations bill
572March 31, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: 2016 Mission a great success; Ice Harbor Navigation lock tour; Port of Vancouver releases new ads and a new member joins PNWA!
571March 9, 2016Largest container ship to visit the U.S. makes call on Seattle; Navigation stakeholders seek $1.28 billion in FY2017 HMTF spending, $2.8 billion for Corps navigation programe; 2016 PNWA Mission to Washington starts soon
570February 29, 2016PNWA Nor’wester: Record number of Snake River redds recorded in Snake River; U.S. Department of Transportation announces 8th round of TIGER funding; U.S. Department of Transportation Freight Summit webinar; Updated PNWA Supported Projects factsheet; New PNWA Member
569February 19, 2016PNWA President Paul Amos Awarded “Old Salt” award by Maritime Commerce Club; FEMA announces deadline for FY2016 Port Security Grant Applications
568February 9, 2016Support of Northwest navigation in Administration’s FY2016 workplan and FY2017 budget
Press ReleaseFebruary 9, 2016PNWA applauds Snake River ruling
567February 8, 2016Obama Administration to release FY2017 budget tomorrow; Register for the 2016 Mission to DC
566February 3, 2016Register for the 2016 Mission to DC; PNWA Executive Director participates in WRDA rountable; PNWA welcomes new member
565January 11, 2016Register for the 2016 Mission to DC; MARAD small shipyard grant opportunity; 2016 Annual Maintenance outage dates announced
564December 18, 2015Oregon and Washington Senators send small ports support letter to Administration
563December 16, 2015Omnibus agreement reached, expected to pass by end of week
562December 9, 2015Congress passes five-year transportation bill
561December 2, 2015Oregon and Washington House Delegation stands up for small ports
560November 17, 2015Surface Transportation bill moves to Conference; Snake River Chinook Returns continue to break records; Port Security Grant Program for Columbia Willamette Snake Rivers Survey; New PNWA member
559November 5, 2015Millennium environmental review delayed again by agencies; NOAA releases 2014 Fisheries of the United State report; Lt. Colonel Vail responds to opponents of Snake River Dams; Updated PNWA Supported Projects
558October 29, 2015Remembering Dr. Fred Bennett, Maritime Transportation System Committee releases federal funding handbook and much more!
557October 16, 2015PNWA Interviewed on; WOTUS Implementation delayed; Walla Walla District Commander writes op-ed supporting Snake River Dams
556August 14, 2015PNWA Member David Doeringsfeld Guest Editorial
555August 12, 2015PNWA says farewell to Jim Neva; NOAA preserves Buoy 46089; PNWA welcomes Port of Gold Beach
554August 4, 2015CEDER analysis of Snake River dams study prompts response; PNWA announces new member
553July 17, 2015USACE Northwestern Division leadership change of command ceremony;PNWA celebrates the 10-year anniversery of the fish weir at Ice Harbor dam; Summit Strategies joins PNWA!
552July 7, 2015PNWA Featured on OPB’s Think Out Loud
551June 25, 2015Senators Cantwell, Murray, Booker, and Markey introduce new national transportation bill; Newhouse-Herrera Beutler hydro amendment passes House; Job Openings; PNWA welcomes new members
550June 19, 2015CEDER study questions validity of Waddell claims on Snake River dams; Progress marks the release of NOAA sockeye recovery program
549June 8, 2015PNWA welcomes new member RSEC Environmental & Engineering Consulting, Inc; Washington Wheat Growers take on Patagonia misinformation on Snake River Dams
548May 29, 2015MARAD announces new grant programs;Final Waters of the US rulemaking released; Corps announces plans for 14-week Columbia River Snake System lock closure
547May 22, 2015Senate Appropriations approves FY2016 Energy and Water bill; Members of the Oregon delegation introduce bill to reduce toxins in Columbia River Basin; PNWA announces PROCESS INC. as our newest member
546May 19, 2015Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee approves FY2016; NOAA Customer Survey
545May 14, 2015Jetty repairs, DERA grants, PNWA weighs in on FFRMS, and Port of Peninsula joins the association
544May 1, 2015House passes FY2016 Energy & Water Development Appropriations bill, Idaho House of Representatives passes resolution in support of the Snake River dams and more!
543April 27, 2015Outside money funds ads targeting Northwest infrastructure
542April 22, 2015House Appropriations Committee passes Energy & Water bill PNWA 2015 Earth Day Email
541April 16, 2015Northwest Congressional Delegation letter to President Obama on Columbia River Treaty
540April 14, 2015Mission recap, 5 new members join PNWA and more!
538February 26, 2015PNWA announces new Snake River dams website Snake River dredging complete US Army Corps of Engineers announces change of leadership at Northwestern Division Oregon ports solicit federal advocacy services
537February 3, 2015Press Release
Snake River dredging to move forward
535January 12, 2015Maintenance dredging begins on the Lower Snake River PNWA announces new Government Relations Associate Registration open for Mission to Washington, DC
534December 17, 2014President Obama signs Cromibus Senate passes tax extender bill, includes inland fuel tax increase Terrorism Risk Insurance Act set to expire
533December 15, 2014Senate passes funding bill
532December 11, 2014House passes cromnibus, spending bill heads to Senate
531December 10, 2014Details of FY2015 funding bill released Portland and Walla Walla Districts announce 2015 Annual Maintenance Lock Closure From the Port Manager…To dredge or not to dredge?
530November 17, 2014Corps finalizes plan for Snake River dredging
529October 28, 2014PNWA welcomes new member-The American Waterways Operators PNWA featured on Washington Grown EPA to host webinars regarding Waters of the United States proposed rule Clarification or Land Grab? How EPA’s Proposal to Redefine “Water” to Include Dry Land Expands Agency Jurisdiction Beyond Historical Limits
528October 23, 2014PNWA 2014 Annual Convention was a success!PNWA joins more than 500 organizations to support “Hit the HMT Target!” campaign USACE Walla Walla District Fall Navigation Meeting announced Port of Lewiston releases Economic Impact Study
527September 22, 2014PNWA 2014 Distinguished Service Award Winners Announced Early registration rate expires tomorrow, Tuesday September 23rd EPA announces grant opportunities to reduce diesel emissions at ports USACE to hold fourth and final WRRDA listening session PNWA Member Reminder: Please send your thoughts on Clean Water Act Proposed Rule PNWA Member Reminder: Please submit changes to Policies and Projects document by Friday, September 2.
526September 19, 2014Government shutdown averted with passage of continuing resolution (CR); Ex-Im also extended PNWA working to hit the HMTF target! Call for Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) reauthorization Save the Date-2014 Regional Sediment Evaluation Team Annual Meeting Port Westward is hiring a Terminal Manager
525September 4, 2014Corps releases Final EIS for Snake River Programmatic Sediment Plan Port of Everett names new CEO Port of Seattle names new CEO Job Opportunity at CRSOA for an Executive Director Request for Abstracts-Global Conference on Inland Fisheries
524July 24, 2014Senate releases FY2015 Energy & Water Bill Corps schedules WRRDA Listening Sessions State funds available for freight rail projects
523July 11, 2014Details of House FY2015 Energy & Water Development bill released Job Announcements
522July 8, 2014PNWA is hiring!
521June 30, 2014PNWA’s Summer Conference a success! Bill Chapman Named CEO of Millenium Bulk Terminals-Longview The Port of Coos Bay is hiring for an Environmental Specialist
520June 18, 2014FY2015 Senate Energy & Water bill summary released Next round of FCRPS BiOp litigation kicked off with complaint from Earthjustice, et al
519June 17, 2014Details of House FY2015 Energy & Water Development bill released
518June 11, 2014FY2015 Energy & Water Development bill passed out of subcomittee Comment deadline extended for Waters of the United States proposed rule Maritime Administration accepting Marine Highway project applications PNWA’s Summer Conference is just around the corner-register today!
517June 10, 2014WRRDA bill signed into law
516June 4, 2014Port of Everett receives Presidential Award for Export Service PNWA staffing update PNWA’s Summer Conference is just around the corner-register today!
515May 28, 2014Longview Daily News highlights Columbia River Investments in two part feature PNWA submits comments in support of North Jetty repairs Northwest stakeholders reflect on impressive salmon returns New speakers announced for PNWA Summer Conference, discounted registration ends 5/30! Port of Moses Lake seeks Executive Director
514May 22, 2014Senators Boxer and Vitter Applaud Final Passage of WRRDA
513May 20, 2014House passes Historic Measure to Strengthen Water Resources Infrastructure & America’s Competitiveness
512May 15, 2014WRRDA Conference Report Released-Positive News for the Northwest!
511May 9, 2014Agreement reached in WRDA/WRRDA conference
510May 8, 2014PNWA Welcomes our new member-GEI Consultants (GEI) Future of Navigation-21st Century Waterways public listening sessions announced Walla Walla District Spring Navigation Meeting Obama Administration releases GROW AMERICA Act
509April 22, 2014PNWA welcomes Tereza Edwards, new Administrative Assistant Little Goose navigation lock now in service Happy Earth Day! 2014 Member Environmental Highlights Application deadlines extended for Port of Astoria and World Trade Center Tacoma Executive Director
508April 16, 2014PNWA welcomes COL Aguilar, incoming NWP Commander Northwest Congressional Delegation delivers message on Columbia River Treaty ODOT seeking Federal Affairs Advisor
507April 15, 2014Registration open now for PNWA’s Summer Conference Mike Ott selected as NWP Channels & Harbors Operations Project Manager
506April 11, 2014House passes Coast Guard Maritime Transportation Act Dedging exhibit opens at Oregon History Museum on May 1st Ports of Seattle and Tacoma selected for EPA DERA grants Port of Everett seeks Executive Director/CEO
505April 3, 2014PNWA members and colleagues tour John Day and Little Goose Dams PNWA requests environmental project updates from membership by 4/16 World Trade Center Tacoma and Port of Astoria seeking Executive Directors
504March 25, 2014Additional repairs needed at Little Goose navigation lock
503March 19, 2014PNWA Mission to Washington a success! FEMA announces 2014 Port Security Grant Program PNWA seeking Administrative Assistant (part time) Port of Coos Bay hiring Finance Manager and Communications Manager PNWA congratulates Don Mann on his retirement
502March 6, 2014FY2015 budget update
501March 4, 2014Project funding amounts for FY2014 and FY2015
500March 4, 2014PNWA supported projects win big in FY14 workplan and FY15 budget
499February 27, 2014Rep. Jim McDermott announces House companion bill to Maritime Goods Movement Act Availability of TIGER grants announced PNWA mournes Gerald Druffel, former Port of Whitman County Commissioner
498February 13, 2014Rep. Doc Hastings announces retirement
497January 29, 2014Elliot Mainzer named BPA Administrator Sheryl Carrubba appointed NWD Navigation Porgram Manager New report highlights views on salmon recovery Society of American Military Engineers Symposium November 3-6 PNWA staffing transitions Upcoming lock and dam tours Register today for PNWA’s Regional Meetings and Mission to Washington!
496January 17, 2014FY2014 omnibus signed into law New FCRPS BiOp released by federal agencies Port of Garibaldi seeking a General Manager
495January 14, 2014Energy & Water Appropriations bill released as part of FY2014 omnibus
494January 8, 2014EPA to convene second National Conversation on Ports on January 14 Northwest Senators send letter in support of Section 214 permanence PNWA welcomes Tesoro Savage to the membership Registration open for PNWA Regional Meetings and Mission to Washington
493December 19, 2013Senate passes budget, paves way for FY2014 omnibus
492December 13, 2013Final “Regional Recommendation for the Future of the Columbia River Treaty after 2024” released
491December 10, 2013Corps of Engineers 2014 annual lock maintenance closure scheduled
490December 9, 2013PNWA Vice President provides testimony to House members at Columbia River Treaty hearing Career opportunities at the Port of Cascade Locks and Columbia Basin Irrigation District
489November 21, 2013Members of the Northwest Congressional delegation demonstrate strong support for small ports
488November 19, 2013Rep. Simpson named Energy and Water Chairman for House Appropriations Committee Northwest delegation, PNWA and partners send letters in support of Section 214 permanence
487November 14, 2013Rep. Defazio and Rep. Hastings to serve on WRDA Conference Committee
486November 14, 2013PNWA staff advocates for navigation in Senate hearing on Columbia River Treaty Value of barging highlighted by Port of Walla Walla in Union-Bulletin PNWA thanks COL Eisenhauer for his service in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
485October 25, 2013PNWA files comments on Columbia River Treaty draft recommendation
484October 23, 2013House passes water resources legislation
483October 22, 2013WRRDA amendments and Committee Report released; House vote tomorrow PNWA welcomes Almota Elevator Company and Van Ness Feldman to the membership
482October 17, 2013Shutdown ends, government funded through January 15 House will take up WRRDA next week
481October 15, 2013Corps Regulatory Offices close due to government shutdown
480October 8, 2013PNWA Annual Convention Recap ConnectOregon V application materials now available
479September 20, 2013Columbia River Treaty Update: U.S. Entity releases Draft Regional Recommendation
478September 19, 2013House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee passes WRRDA PNWA celebrates record salmon runs on the Columbia River MTSNAC accepting nominations for advisory council members Sponsorship opportunities still available for PNWA Annual Convention
477September 17, 2013Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell introduce the Maritime Goods Movement Act
476September 13, 2013House WRRDA bill – PNWA report State of Oregon contributes funds to the Corps to dredge coastal ports PNWA welcomes the Port of Everett to the membership
475September 12, 2013House WRRDA introduced New FCRPS BiOp released by federal agencies Columbia River Treaty Update: Navigation Concerns Discounted rates for PNWA Annual Convention available until 9/18 Port of Moses Lake seeks Director of Business Development
474August 20, 2013PNWA provides tours of river system for Congressional staff President signs McMorris Rodgers’ “Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act” in law PNDC seeking Procurement Counselor & Project Manager
473August 20, 2013Benefits of Snake River barging continue to grow
472August 16, 2013Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell announce HMTF reform bill PNWA files comments on Columbia River Treaty “working draft recommendation” PNWA files comments on draft comprehensive evaluation of FCRPS BiOp
471August 7, 2013House water resources legislation to be considered in September Columbia River Treaty navigation stakeholder meeting scheduled; deadline nears for public comment on U.S. Entity’s working draft Register today for the PNWA Annual Convention – October 2-4, 2013
470July 29, 2013U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases video to emphasize mission Registration for PNWA’s Annual Convention now open! Career Opportunities at the City of Valdez and Port of Newport
469July 12, 2013House approves FY2014 Energy & Water Appropriations bill
468July 2, 2013PNWA welcomes American Construction to the membership U.S. Entity releases Columbia River Treaty “Working Draft of a Regional Recommendation” for public comment PNWA in the news Northwest delegation members join Representative Larsen in sending letter of support for Section 214
467June 28, 2013PNWA’s 2013 Summer Conference a success!PNWA celebrates our colleagues’ transitions Rep. Herrera Beutler champions small ports; $30M included in House and Senate bills Reminder: ASCE PORTS ’13 Conference registration open East Columbia Irrigation District seeking Staff Engineer and GIS/IT Technician
466June 25, 2013FY2013 Corps work plan released; highs and lows for Northwest navigation Senate Energy & Water Development Subcommittee completes mark up of FY2014 bill
465June 21, 2013USACE Northwestern Division leadership change on the horizon
464June 19, 2013House Appropriations Committee releases FY2014 Energy & Water Appropriations Bill
463May 23, 2013Rep. Rick Larsen to speak at PNWA Summer Conference! DHS/FEMA announces 2013 Port Security Grant Program The Merchants Exchange of Portland is seeking a highly skilled Administrative Professional
462May 21, 2013PNWA sends letters urging support of NOAA FY14 budget PNWA welcomes Collins Engineers, Inc. and ENVIRON International Corporation to our membership PNWA Summer Conference updated draft now available, raffle items needed Comment period extended for CEQ’s Principles and Requirements draft Interagency Guidelines AAPA Maritime Economic Development Workshop June 27th-28th Reminder: ASCE Ports 13 Conference registration open East Columbia Irrigation District seeking Development Coordinator and Seasonal Engineering Technician
461May 15, 2013Senate passes WRDA, bill now heads to the House Interactive SAGE Center opens at Port of Morrow in Boardman, OR Reminder: Register today for PNWA’s Summer Conference!
460May 15, 2013PNWA mourns the loss of Don Hosford Odessa Subarea Special Study Record of Decision signed PNWA welcomes BNSF and Columbia County Grain Growers to our membership Register today for PNWA’s Summer Conference
459May 9, 2013PNWA HMTF policies modified TIGER 2013 Port Outreach Seminar scheduled for May 10th ASCE Ports ’13 Conference registration open Register today for PNWA’s Summer Conference!
458May 8, 2013Debate begins on Senate WRDA bill; Manager’s Amendment includes updated language regarding HMTF and IWTF
457May 2, 2013TIGER 2013 webinars announced for May 3rd and May 6th EPA to provide informational webinars on DERA national competition May 13th and 14th
456April 30, 2013Senator Wyden and colleagues voice support for small ports TIGER 2013 application materials available, due by June 3rd Navigation funding and jetties featured on Northwest Ag Information Network Broadcasts Register today for PNWA’s Summer Conference!
455April 12, 2013PNWA Summer Conference registration opens Monday! MARAD accepting applications for Small Shipyard Grants Program Upcoming public meeting regarding TWIC Reader Rule – May 2nd
454April 10, 2013FY14 Budget released today
453April 9, 2013Columbia River Treaty Update-Upcoming Meetings PNWA staff facilitate Transportation 101 briefing in Washington DC
452March 29, 2013FY2013 Continuing Resolution signed by President Obama New Principles and Guidelines proposed by Council on Environmental Quality
451March 20, 2013Senate EPW passes WRDA bill
450March 20, 2013Northwest small ports highlighted for Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Senate WRDA bill released; scheduled for markup on Wednesday, March 20 TIGER Grants for Job Creation Act reintroduced in 113th Congress PNWA staff and members tour Columbia Snake River System Dams Mark Wilson appointed Executive Director of the Port of Kalama
449March 12, 2013PNWA members deliver policy and funding messages in Washington DC
448February 22, 2013PNWA continues efforts despite delays in federal funding process U.S. DOT accepting nominations for National Freight Advisory Committee
447February 20, 2013PNWA mourns longtime member Wally Hickerson
446February 7, 2013Efforts to support small waterways continue HMTF activity continues in the Senate PNWA partners with AAPA and NWC to support Section 214 permanence Lanny Cawley, Executive Director of the Port of Kalama, announces retirement PNWA welcomes Idaho AFL-CIO to our membership Upcoming PNWA Events Corps hosts Columbia Snake System Lock Users Meeting in conjuction with PNWA’s Lower Columbia River/OR Coast Regional Meeting
445January 24, 2013RAMP legislation introduced in the House Opportunity to comment: Lower Snake River PSMP Columbia River Treaty Update – Opportunity for Stakeholder Comment PNWA welcomes three new members! Upcoming PNWA Events
444December 21, 2012Governor Kitzhaber sends letter to the Administration in support of small ports
443December 18, 2012NMFS convenes recovery “situational assessment” effort; PNWA invited to participate Corps releases draft Lower Snake River PSMP for public comment; PNWA, members to weigh in PNWA members meet with Corps to discuss Columbia River Treaty Efforts New committee assignments for Members of the NW Delegation PNWA is pleased to announce two new members! Upcoming National Working Waterfronts and Waterways Symposium, March 25th-28th 2013
442November 20, 2012Members of Northwest Delegation demonstrate support for small ports; send letter to the President
441November 9, 2012Draft WRDA bill released, includes HMTF and IWTF provisions
440October 26, 2012PNWA celebrates successful stern buoy installation
PNWA welcomes two new members
Request for membership referrals
Call for WRDA projects
439October 24, 2012Sen. Alexander to introduce “American Waterworks Act”; major overhaul proposed for IWTF & HMTF
438October 16, 2012PNWA Annual Convention highlights
PNWA welcomes two new members!
Regional Sediment Evaluation Team (RSET) meeting
Invitation to attend Walla Walla Fall Navigation Meeting
AAPA seeks Manager of Government Relations
437September 25, 2012PNWA welcomes Natalie Whitlock, new Membership Manager
436September 24, 2012Congress passes six month continuing resolution (CR)
Sen. Merkley highlights Section 214 and Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund at WRDA hearing
American Society of Civil Engineers issues “Failure to Act” report on America’s infrastructure
PNWA Annual Convention – Full agenda is now available
Trade and transportation employment opportunities
435September 19, 2012Port of Skagit celebrates commencement of Swinomish Channel dredging
Bonneville Dam celebrates 75 years
PNWA Annual Convention – Full agenda is now available
434August 3, 2012U.S. Department of Transportation awards grants for State Highway projects
Hastings introduces dam protection bill; Committee to hold field hearing in Pasco
U.S. Coast Guard reallocates FY2008 Port Security Grant Program funds
PNWA Annual Convention
433August 1, 2012PNWA Annual Convention – Online registration opens today!
Six month continuing resolution (CR) in the works
COL Anthony Funkhouser named as leader of the Northwestern Division
Now accepting nominations for PNWA Distinguished Service Awards
PNWA announces new member – ICF International
Port of Coos Bay seeking applicants for Harbormaster
432July 27, 2012Port of Longview announces new CEO
Glen Squires to lead Washington Grain Commission
PNWA Annual Convention online registration opens Wednesday, August 1
431July 17, 2012Change of Command for Corps Walla Walla District
Oregon’s small coastal projects featured in national magazine
PNWA accepting resumes for Membership Manager
430July 13, 2012Washington State Transportation Commission requests input
Corps to host webinar on Port and Inland Modernization report
Corps and Washington Department of Ecology offer free permitting workshops
PNWA accepting resumes for Membership Manager
Columbia River Steamship Operators Association opens search of Executive Director
429July 6, 2012PNWA accepting resumes for Membership Manager
428July 2, 2012Columbia River jetties Major Rehab Report approved
Surface Transportation reauthorization bill passed; freight and HMTF provisions included
Secretary Darcy responds to coal terminal permitting expansion requests
PNWA Summer Conference – a tremendous success
PNWA welcomes newest member – Evergreen Engineering
Heather Stebbings named PNWA Government Relations Director
Port of Cascade Locks opens search for Manager of Economic Development
427June 25, 2012BPA Administrator Steve Wright announces retirement
TIGER grants announced; three awarded in Northwest, including Port of Lewiston
PNWA Summer Conference begins Wednesday, June 27
426June 21, 2012Corps releases Panama Canal Study
Columbia River Treaty Review – public listening sessions
Ice Harbor Lock & Dam celebrates 50 years
PNWA Summer Conference agenda is finalized
425June 8, 2012PNWA friend Ernie Boston passes away
House approves FY2013 energy & water bill
PNWA supports permanent trade relations with Russia
PNWA Summer Conference agenda is finalized
424May 16, 2012PNWA seeking assistance from membership regarding regulatory policies
National Ocean Policy update
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PNWA welcomes newest member: Morrow Pacific
Port of Longview opens search for Chief Executive Officer
423May 2, 2012House and Senate committees approve Energy & Water bills
Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund
PNWA Summer Conference – Online Registration
422April 25, 2012Senate Appropriations Subcommittee addresses HMT spending policy
PNWA Summer Conference: Online registration is now available
PNWA headquarters is moving
Special EditionApril 22, 2012Celebrating Earth Day – PNWA member environmental initiatives and achievements
421April 20, 2012Subcommittee tackles FY2013 Energy & Water Appropriations bill
Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) Provision included in the House Transportation Reauthorization bill
PNWA submits comments to the Maritime Administration (MarAd) and Institute for Water Resources (IWR)
PNWA headquarters is moving
NAFSMA requests submissions for 2012 Communications Awards
420April 17, 2012PNWA Executive Director to testify at Congressional hearing
419April 5, 2012Inland Waterways Investment Infrastructure bill introduced in the House
Transportation Reauthorization/Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Updates
USACE IWR Releases Working Draft Report for Port and Inland Waterways Modernization
PNWA headquarters is moving
PNWA announces two new members!
David Ponganis appointed to senior Corps Northwestern Division position
418UPDATEPNWA Summer Conference Dates – June 27-29, 2012
418March 28, 2012The State of Oregon works to improve the regulatory process
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Port of Coos Bay opens search for CEO
PNWA headquarters is moving
417March 23, 2012Sen. Wyden joins with Senate colleagues to support small ports
The 78th annual Mission to Washington lays the groundwork for 2012
416March 16, 2012Columbia River Crossing Update
Public comment period extended for Draft National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan; PNWA requests feedback
Senate transportation bill includes HMTF language
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler supports hydropower as a renewable
Washington and Oregon Sea Grant work to schedule National Working Waterfronts and Waterways Symposium
PNWA tours Columbia Snake River System navigation projects
PNWA welcomes two new members!
415March 4, 2012Columbia River Crossing Update
414February 22, 2012PNWA releases proposed FY2013 funding levels for Northwest navigation and ecosystem restoration projects
413February 13, 2012President releases FY 2013 budget – mixed bag for Northwest ports
412February 8, 2012Northwest projects fare well in Corps of Engineers FY2012 work plan
Oregon’s newest Member of Congress: Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
Transportation reauthorization update
TIGER IV Guidelines Released
Interstate 5 Columbia River Crossing Project: Data sought on navigation clearance needs
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411January 27, 2012U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work plan to be released on February 6, 2012
Portland Harbor Partnership kick-off event scheduled
Accelerated TIGER IV timeline
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410January 23, 2012Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers: Support America’s Hydropower
Corps conducting review of regulatory program
PNWA supports inclusion of RAMP Act in Transportation Reauthorization bill
Budget delay reported
Port of Siuslaw opens up search for Port Manager
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