Tag: Tacoma Harbor
  • President signs 2023 NDAA authorizing USACE to move forward on major Seattle-area projects

    President Joe Biden signed the 2022 Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) December 23, which lawmakers included in the $858 billion National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2023. This action includes authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to proceed with planning a downstream fish passage facility at Howard A. Hanson Dam in King County, Washington and a wider and deeper waterway in Tacoma, Washington.
  • Tacoma Harbor deepening project ready for Congressional consideration

    The Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement Project reached a major milestone this week with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon’s signing of the project’s Chief of Engineers’ Report May 26. This sets the stage for Congress to consider action to authorize and fund the project to deepen the Blair Waterway enabling the Port of Tacoma to handle new, larger container ships.
  • Meeting January 15 for Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement draft report

    A public meeting is scheduled for January 15 about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement Project draft feasibility report and draft environmental assessment. Sessions begin at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Moore Branch of the Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma, Washington.
  • USACE issues Tacoma Harbor Notice of Preparation of Environmental Assessment

    Seattle District issued today notice of plans to prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment for the Tacoma Harbor, Washington, Navigation Improvement Project.