NOVEMBER 25, 2013

AIRPORTS 

Our Voice: Thumbs up to Port of Pasco’s approach to airport expansion – And editorial in the Tri-City Herald.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Columbia River port of Ridgefield eyes redevelopment after 10-year industrial site cleanup – The Port of Ridgefield is looking into redeveloping a site that used to be one of the state’s most contaminated pieces of waterfront. 

Maritime industry worth $30 billion to state economy – Participants in the Pacific Marine Expo were blown away by the big numbers posted by the state maritime industry. 

Port of Seattle: Challenges coming by sea, by air – Can it maintain its job-creating mojo as competition for international business increases?

 

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES 

Jury sides with Port of Longview in dispute with insurance companies – The Port of Longview won an important, first-round in court victory Wednesday in its effort to secure nearly $200 million insurance coverage to clean up land contaminated decades ago.

 

MISC 

Port of Olympia recognized as state’s 2013 Port of the Year – Port set to make operating income of $190,000 – first income in 12 years.

 

TRADE 

Nearby states warn Wash. on legality of export review  – The attorneys general of Montana and North Dakota are questioning the legality of Washington state’s ongoing review of coal export terminal proposals there.

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