Posted on July 6, 2015
By Marissa Luck, TDN.com
Despite criticism from environmentalists, the $200 million Columbia River channel deepening project generated over $1 billion in capital investments since its completion five years ago, port officials and terminal operators say.
In a new report released by Port of Portland and Pacific Northwest Waterways Association, consultants studied the economic impact of the project that deepened the Columbia River from 40 to 43 feet.
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