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Port of Grays Harbor urges Hoquiam to adjust shoreline permit fees

From The Daily World:

The Hoquiam City Council will take a long hard look at the city’s shorelines permit application fee structure after hearing testimony Monday from Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director Gary Nelson that the current structure making the city look unfriendly to larger projects.

“We have a long legacy of industrial use […]


BHP requests lower shorelines permit fee for proposed potash facility at Port of Grays Harbor

From The Daily World:

The company considering a $440 million potash export facility at the Port of Grays Harbor told the City of Hoquiam the $445,000 shorelines permit application fee calculated by the city is “in excess of that which could be considered reasonable relative to expected costs” and asked the city to cut it […]


Company planning crude oil project at the Port of Grays Harbor terminates lease

Port of Grays Harbor, WA

A company planning to bring crude oil to the Port of Grays Harbor has terminated their lease at Terminal 3.

Port of Grays Harbor Public Affairs Manager Kayla Dunlap tells KXRO that Grays Harbor Rail Terminal, which is owned by U.S. Development Group, terminated their option to lease the […]


Hoquiam to Invest in Port Rail Project Bond

The port is investing in the rail expansion since export shipping volumes are up 85% over 2009.

The City of Hoquiam will invest $260,000 in the form of a bond to help the Port of Grays Harbor construct an expanded rail loop. One of the larges infrastructure projects in Port history.

Hoquiam Mayor Jack […]