Category: Events

LNG victory celebration and Columbia Riverkeeper fundraiser »

June 6th, 2016: [ July 1, 2016; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Please join Forest Grove - Oregon Citizens Against the Pipeline, for a fun party including a "No LNG" Victory celebration, Columbia Riverkeeper fundraiser, potluck dinner, telling stories, wine tasting, and musical entertainment on Friday, July 1, 2016, 5:30-8:30 pm at Montinore Estate Vineyards in Forest Grove, Oregon.



Portland Remembers the Victims of the Lac Megantic Oil Train Disaster »

June 30th, 2016: [ July 6, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. ] People of Portland, Vancouver, and neighboring communities will come together to remember the 47 victims lost in the tragic explosions of Summer 2013 when an oil train derailed in a small Canadian town: July 6th is the third anniversary of the oil train disaster in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. To honor the lives of the 47 people, we present a program from our community.



EFSEC Meets in Olympia & Remembering the Lac Megantic Disaster »

May 30th, 2016: [ July 7, 2016; ] EFSEC will continue its hearing about Tesoro Savage in Olympia on July 7, 2016. We will rally and attend the hearing to mark the three year anniversary of the Lac Megantic disaster, a tragic oil train derailment that caused 47 fatalities in a small Canadian town.



ACT: EPA Public Hearing »

June 29th, 2016: [ June 29, 2016; 12:00 am; June 30, 2016; 12:00 am; July 11, 2016; 12:00 am; July 20, 2016; 12:00 am; ] After 16 long years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a Draft Cleanup Plan for Portland Harbor—the Willamette River’s most contaminated area and just upstream of the Columbia. Under the plan, the vast majority of pollutants will remain in the river, and some species of the river's fish will remain too toxic to eat forever. Now’s the time to tell the EPA to fix the draft cleanup plan and protect the Willamette and Columbia rivers from Portland Harbor pollution.



City of Vancouver Public Meetings on Prohibiting Oil Terminals »

May 30th, 2016: [ June 13, 2016; July 18, 2016; ] The City of Vancouver is considering changes to its local zoning ordinance that would prohibit crude oil storage, handling, and refining. The proposed ban on crude oil terminals would send a powerful message to Governor Inslee that Vancouver opposes crude-by-rail. Let’s plan to attend and testify at the hearings 6/13 & 7/18 to support the City in protecting our waterfront, river, and local businesses.



City of Vancouver Public Meeting on Prohibiting Oil Terminals »

June 30th, 2016: [ July 18, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] On July 18, we will gather near City Hall in Esther Short Park at 6pm and march through the area to the Council’s hearing at 7pm. Once at the hearing, the City Council will take public testimony about the proposed changes to Vancouver’s industrial code and will likely vote on the crude oil terminal prohibition. By speaking up, we can show the City of Vancouver that the community supports their ban on crude oil terminals.



GO Green Drinks: Mosier Rising »

July 5th, 2016: [ July 19, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] GO Green Drinks: Mosier Rising 7/19 6pm in Mosier, Oregon at the Dwelling Station



Rally 7/29 with Diverse Voices, Theatrics and Colorful Visuals in Vancouver »

July 26th, 2016: [ July 29, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Rally to conclude month-long, trial-like hearing on the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal in Vancouver, Washington this Friday, July 29, 2016, at 12:00pm. Concerned residents will gather to remind Washington’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) and state decision makers of the broad community opposition to this project. During the rally, participants will voice concerns about the impacts that the enormous oil terminal would bring.



Willamette River Festival – learn about Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup! »

July 14th, 2016: [ July 31, 2016; 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Learn about Portland Harbor's Superfund cleanup while listening to live music, drinking a beer or enjoying delicious food.