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From: RbrtFis
Sent: 7/3/2008 7:32:21 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time
Subj: Fwd: FYI: Futu,re Port Competition??

From: RbrtFis
Sent: 7/3/2008 4:43:23 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time
Subj: FYI: Future Port Competition??

I would think that this proposed port at Jacksonville, FLA below would use the Panama Canal, when the expansion is completed in 2014. The rest of the country is trying to get in on the action,cargo container shipments from Asia.

I hope that my plan to save the Calif ports holds. Hopefully by notifying Congressman Jerry Lewis ahead of time prior to the FY 2009 Federal Budget process will kill any and all funding to dredge and make the ports in the Gulf of Mexico deep water ports.

Bob Fisher, MSW

Robert E. Fisher, MSW
Former Legislative Analyst City Rep to the California Coastal Commission and the old South Coast Regional Coastal Commission:

Congressman Jerry Lewis (R-CA 41st) Ranking Member U. S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee
Port of Oakland
Pacific Maritime Assn

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