I have to thank a reader for sending me tonight’s daily a article regarding the port (I no longer take the paper).
I won’t go into the guts of what led to this fine. It’s fairly complicated and the fine is based on things that I don’t clearly understand. My honest opinion is the port was made an example of. The biggest mistake the port made was hiring a lawyer to defend our position. Big NO-NO. You see, what you are supposed to do is what everyone else in our wonderful state does – hang your head down and say your sorry. You would be amazed at the water quality violations on our majestic Columbia River. They all just seem to go away. No one likes trouble. MORE>>