JULY 2, 2013

CHANNEL DEEPING/DREDGING 

Congresswoman Herrera Beutler Helps Secure Small Port Dredging – A press release on Rep. Herrera Beutler’s efforts.

 

LAND USE 

Seattle port officials oppose big marijuana operations in SodoPort would like industrial uses preserved.

 

RAIL 

Passenger trains putting a squeeze on freight through the TideflatsEach day during a roughly four-hour period and a similar period in the afternoon, freight train traffic from the Port of Tacoma and the Tacoma Tideflats is prohibited from entering BNSF’s mainline track headed northward toward Seattle.

 

TRANSPORTATION 

State Senate leaders decline $10B transportation planLeaders in the state Senate said Saturday they were rejecting a $10 billion transportation package despite intense lobbying from business groups and Gov. Jay Inslee. 

Unbridgeable Differences Mean Higher CostsThe Columbia River bottleneck on Interstate 5 isn’t going away any time soon.

 

UNIONS 

Former ILWU president jailedClark arrested for allegedly trespassing at port grain terminal.

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