Posts Tagged ‘crude oil’

Port Punts on Dangerous Crude Oil Terminal Decision, Governor Inslee Still Has Final Call »

March 7th, 2017: Today in a 2-1 vote, the Port of Vancouver Commission allowed its lease for the Tesoro Savage oil terminal to extend for an additional three months, despite growing pressure on the Port to pull the plug on the languishing, unpopular proposal. Tesoro Savage has proposed the largest oil-by-rail terminal in North America, capable of shipping 360,000 barrels of crude oil each day. Already, the Cities of Vancouver, Washougal, and Spokane, Columbia River Treaty tribes, ILWU Local 4, Vancouver’s Waterfront Development Project, the Fruit Valley Neighborhood Association, the Washington Department of Natural Resources, and Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson have called on Washington’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) to recommend denial.



Public Vote on Oil Trains & Terminals – Multnomah County »

January 12th, 2016: [ January 21, 2016; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] Thursday, January 21, 2016: Multnomah County Commissioners are voting next week to stand with the cities of Portland and Vancouver, and the 100,000 people who already oppose the dangerous Tesoro Savage oil terminal on the Columbia River. Will you be there for this historic county moment?



22k Barrel/Day Oil Terminal Proposed in Vancouver, WA to Prepare EIS Outlining Risks »

October 6th, 2015: City of Vancouver correctly determined that NuStar's oil terminal would probably have a significant negative impact on the Columbia River and communities along it. Vancouver and its citizens will now have the opportunity to thoroughly study and explain the risks of NuStar's proposal. If the risks of oil spills, explosions, fires, and toxic air emissions cannot be reduced to safe and acceptable levels, the city can reject NuStar's project.



Tesoro-Savage Public Comments: EPA & National Park Services »

August 4th, 2015: In July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sought public review and comment on a proposal by Tesoro-Savage Petroleum Terminal to construct an oil export terminal located in the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver, in Clark County, Washington. Today, Columbia Riverkeeper is sharing those public comments from some of those agencies. This project is incredibly contentious because would be the largest oil-by-rail terminal in the country.



Communities and Small Businesses are Uniting Against Big Oil »

June 25th, 2015: Today at Hoesly Eco Auto & Tire a group called Vancouver 101 with small business leaders call on Governor Jay Inslee to reject the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal in Vancouver.



Big oil met its match: You. »

June 17th, 2015: In this real-life David versus Goliath story, we scored an important victory against the oil company proposing the largest oil-by-rail terminal in the nation. The fight is not over yet, but this win shows that people have the power to stand up to big oil!



Tell The Army Corps Not to Rubberstamp The Largest Oil-By Rail Proposal in the US! »

March 20th, 2015: Let the Army Corps and our federal delegation know that that you think the federal government should take a hard look at the impact of shipping explosive, dirty oil through the scenic Columbia Gorge and down the Columbia River from the largest oil-by-rail terminal proposed in the United States.



Southwest Washington the Oil Industry’s Sacrifice Zone: Community Forum »

March 17th, 2015: [ April 1, 2015; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Please join us for a forum discussion on the oil industry's plan for Southwest Washington. Listen to the people and organizations that are in the middle of this fight! Learn what steps you can take to make sure that Southwest Washington remains safe, clean, and green. Save the date: 4/1 6PM at the Kiggins Theatre in Vancouver, WA.



Oil & Coal is Bad for Washington – Speak up now! »

November 25th, 2014: [ November 25, 2014 to December 1, 2014. ] Last chance for public comment on oil transportation safety in Washington! Last month, more than a thousand people attended two public hearings on oil transportation safety in Washington. Our unified message to Governor Inslee was loud and clear: “ACT NOW to protect our waterways and communities from the dangers of fossil fuels,” and “SAY NO to the terminals and YES to a clean energy future.” We made it clear that we will not let our state become a fossil fuel highway. Now's the time to submit your written comment!



Environmental Groups Say Oregon Got It Wrong With Oil Terminal Permit »

October 20th, 2014: OPB EarthFix. Oct. 17, 2014.