Crude by rail in Washington State

Public invited to comment on oil transportation study

The public is invited to provide feedback on a preliminary study assessing risks associated with increased transportation of oil through Washington state. Public meetings are scheduled next week in Spokane and Olympia to accept comments regarding the study and recommendations.   The Marine & Rail Oil Transport Study: Preliminary Findings & Recommendations, released Oct. 1, […]

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  • Port of Grays Harbor

    Final EIS for Grays Harbor navigation improvement completed, available for review

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the US Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project will be available for review and comment July to 11 August 2014. The Corps has produced a limited reevaluation report and supplemental EIS resulting from a General Investigation of dredging the federal navigation channel to its legislatively authorized […]

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  • GH Navigation Channel

    Public Comment period extended on Grays Harbor navigation improvement

    SEATTLE – A public comment period for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project draft limited reevaluation report including a draft supplemental Environmental Impact Statement has been extended through April 8. The draft reevaluation report, draft supplemental EIS and appendices are available to review on line at:  or through Seattle […]

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  • Hoquiam Celebrates Business Unity With A Night To Remember

    HOQUIAM, Wash. – For the very first time, your Hoquiam Development Association and the Hoquiam Business Association are joining forces to bring you the most spectacular auction of all! The proceeds from the auction will provide funding for the improvement of our beloved Hometown Hoquiam.

    Projects such as beautification of the city streets, sponsorship of youth events, support of our local business owners, liaison with City tangible and intangible results from a cadre of devoted Hoquiam citizens create the atmosphere of cooperation and goodwill which are the hallmark of Hoquiam. You are the best part of what makes ‘IT’ happen in Hoquiam!!!

    We applaud your devotion and invite you to join with us in a celebration of Hoquiam unity on Saturday, October 2nd.


    Saturday October 2nd is the date! Hoquiam Shows Its Best presents;


    ‘A Night To Remember’
    6pm at the Hoquiam Elks Lodge
    tickets- $25.00 per person

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  • Volunteers Sought for January 9 Work Party on Lady Washington Rigging

    ABERDEEN, Wash. – The Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority is recruiting local volunteers to help on a day-long work party Saturday, January 9 at the Historical Seaport’s headquarters in Junction City. The volunteers will work with experienced crew and members of the Seaport’s board of directors in the Spar Shop to disassemble blocks, strip down rigging, and repair the Lady Washington’s sails. The public is invited to inspect the ship’s old diesel engine, which will be removed from the vessel over the next few days. The new engine, which the manufacturer is expected to deliver the week of December 28, will also be on display.
    The public work party is part of the Historical Seaport’s SAILING GREEN project to re-power Lady Washington with a new fuel efficient engine and marine gear that reduces the ship’s carbon footprint.
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