Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for February 2, 2018


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By Chris Philips,
Managing Editor
A draft proposal released by the Trump administration includes 47 potential Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) oil and gas lease sales, including 19 off the coast of Alaska and seven in the Pacific region.

The announcement on Jan. 4 was hailed by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Alaska’s congressional delegation as an important step forward in allowing the state to responsibly develop its natural resources, create jobs and strengthen the nation’s energy security.

His detractors go to great pains to paint President Donald Trump as irrational or unreasonable, and almost every newscast opens with a story about one of the President’s tweets (a tweet is a 144-character electronic message on the social media site Twitter).

It wasn’t surprising to find that 37 US Senators, including two each from Hawaii, California, Oregon and Washington, had signed a letter criticizing the …

Friday, February 2, 2018

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Story1Washington Governor Rejects Oil Terminal
By Karen Robes Meeks

The site certification application for the Vancouver Energy project at the Port of Vancouver USA was rejected Monday by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. ..(Read full article)

Story2San Diego Commissioners Approve Embarcadero Project
By Karen Robes Meeks

The San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Performance Park Enhancement Project will move forward at the port’s Embarcadero Marina Park South…(Read full article)

Story3Port of Los Angeles Grants to San Pedro, Wilmington
By Karen Robes Meeks

Nearly a dozen local health organizations aimed at helping San Pedro and Wilmington communities in Los Angeles will receive a total of $644,794 in grants from the Port of Los Angeles… (Read full article)

Story4EPA Awards Port of Portland
By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Portland was among eight organizations and businesses to earn the US Environmental Protection Agency’s “Howard Orlean Excellence in Site Re-Use Award” .. (Read full article)

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