The Insider

19
May

Columbia River Caucus Tour

Grant and Adams County: On Thursday, May 18, 2017, WSACs’ Columbia River Caucus toured Columbia River water storage and conservation projects in Grant County and Adams County. Members of the caucus include all the commissioners in the Columbia Basin, above the Bonneville Dam in Skamania County. The tour was coordinated by WSACs' Program Consultant Neil Aaland. Office of Columbia River staff
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28
Apr

Veterans Resource Providers Conference

Below is information on the Serving Those Who Served Conference which will include breakouts for County Programs. Please feel free to share this with any service providers in your County that you think would benefit from by attending. WHAT: Serving Those Who Served: Veterans Resource Providers Conference WHEN: 8:30-4:30, July 26/27 WHERE: Wenatchee Convention Center WHY: Establish greater collaboration within

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3
Apr

Funding for Solid Waste Cut

Senate cuts funding for solid waste The Senate capital budget only provides $10 million dollars for Coordinated Prevention Grants (CPG).  This funding has historically been at a little over $28 million for several years and funds household hazardous waste collection.  The funding is distributed on a formula set by a base amount then added to by population numbers.  When funding

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27
Mar

Columbia River Treaty Update

Washington, D.C. – Representatives of the U.S. State Department have met informally with their Canadian counterparts to discuss issues around entering into formal negotiations on revisions to the Columbia River Treaty. The Canadians indicated that there were a number of items and other international issues hindering the start of formal negotiations on the Columbia River Treaty including Immigration Policy, potential

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