Archive for August 22nd, 2017

Voices standing up for communities and calling for an end to reckless oil trains »

August 22nd, 2017: Today, Aug. 22, 2017, Washington’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) held its final major public hearing on the Tesoro Savage oil-by-rail terminal, with over 150 attendees urging EFSEC to deny the largest proposed oil train terminal in North America. The hearing focused on stormwater pollution from the proposed terminal, but many people used the opportunity to urge EFSEC and Governor Jay Inslee to deny the project as a whole.



Public’s last chance to weigh in before EFSEC makes a final recommendation to Governor Inslee »

August 22nd, 2017: [ August 22, 2017; 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Washington’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) will hold its final major public hearing on the Tesoro Savage oil-by-rail terminal on today (Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017), in Vancouver, WA. EFSEC will take public comments on the draft stormwater pollution permit for Tesoro, the largest proposed oil train terminal in North America. This is the public’s last chance to weigh in before EFSEC makes a final recommendation to Governor Inslee. The stormwater permit is one of several individual permits required for the proposed 360,000-barrel-per day oil train terminal.