Conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers [...]
For those who want to weigh in on the Gateway Pacific Terminal project, the official comment period for a key point in the process start[ed] Monday, Sept. 24.
Three governmental agencies – Whatcom County, the Washington Department of Ecology and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – will jointly produce the EIS. To do that, [...]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Portland division said it will only conduct an environmental assessment of Ambre Energy’s Morrow Pacific coal export terminal proposed near Boardman and not the more exhaustive environmental impact statement.
The news is something of a victory for the Australian coal company. The EIS process threatened to add years to [...]
Australian coal giant Ambre Energy hopes to open a $250 million Columbia River coal export terminal by late next year.
That won’t likely happen if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decides to require an environmental impact statement. The exhaustive regulatory procedure could delay Ambre’s aspirations by several years.
The pending ruling — which the [...]
Politico, a major blog about Capitol Hill, took notice of the Panama Canal expansion and published this post this week:
The promise of a Panama Canal expansion has spurred a flurry of legislative pleas and proposals.
Too bad it’s largely hype.
Improvements completed on the canal by 2014 will allow ships twice as big to [...]
The Environmental Protection Agency wants a thorough review of the consequences of coal export through Northwest ports, saying the first project in the pipeline — at Oregon’s Port of Morrow — “has the potential to significantly impact human health and the environment.”
It’s not a full victory for environmentalists and tribes near the Columbia [...]
A proposed Morrow County project gained Umatilla County support Wednesday.
Commissioners Larry Givens and Dennis Doherty agreed to have the county write the U.S. Corps of Engineers in support of the Morrow Pacific project, a coal transfer and loading facility at the Port of Morrow.
The commissioners gave the thumbs up after a presentation by [...]
A total of $5.3 million has been allocated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve the shipping channel from Stockton to San Francisco Bay, says Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton.
The largest portion — $4,491,720 — was awarded for operations and maintenance dredging at the Port of Stockton.
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