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Budget cuts may cost Port of Vancouver $10M

Port of Vancouver USA and Mt Hood

The Port of Vancouver plans to use the finds to help complete the West Vancouver Freight Access Project.

Fallout from the congressional budget showdown may cost the Port of Vancouver $10 million in federal funding for a rail improvement project intended to attract new industrial development.

The port’s funding is not part of the $4 billion in cuts made Wednesday to keep the federal government operating for the next two weeks. But it could be eliminated later, as the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives seeks deeper cuts.

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