JUNE 17, 2014

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES 

Can the Port Authority Save the Planet? A discussion on the role of NY and NJ port authorities in climate change. 

Unions join fight over Washington fish consumption –  Unions representing Boeing machinists and mill workers are siding with businesses in a bitter fight over how much fish people eat, and thus how clean Washington state waters should be.

 

LAND USE 

Kennewick Planning Commission OKs zoning change for Columbia DriveThe zone change is part of the city and Port of Kennewick’s efforts to inspire the beginnings of a boutique wine village on Columbia Drive.

 

TRADE 

China’s appetite for alfalfa swells U.S. farmers’ profitsFaced with dwindling access to water and arable land, China has little choice but to turn to U.S. farmers to help supply feed for the country’s growing herds of beef cattle and dairy cows.

 

TRANSPORTATION 

P3 Network scrapped as China rejects applicationIn a stunning move that shook the container shipping industry today, Maersk Line, CMA CGM and Mediterranean Shipping Co. scrapped their proposed P3 Network after China’s Ministry of Commerce rejected the vessel-sharing agreement.

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