Posts Tagged ‘oil’

One Million Voices: Taking a Stand Against Fossil Fuels »

May 10th, 2017: We hit a milestone today! ONE MILLION messages to protect the Pacific Northwest from oil and coal exports delivered today! The Washington State Government and the Ecology Department of Washington can take action and block fossil fuel exports!

**NEW** Oregon Legislature Oil-By-Rail Bill Announced »

March 11th, 2017: Together, we will be urging the House Committee on Energy & Environment to support these bills. Oregonians: Help us send a message: click here to urge your legislator to support HB 2131 and HB 3344.

Creative Strategies to Tackle Oil Trains »

October 26th, 2016: In Portland and Mosier, activists are lending their energy and creativity to two efforts to stop an increase in dangerous oil trains. Learn about upcoming events in Portland where you can plug in to the fight against reckless oil trains!

It’s Go Time! Vancouver Oil Terminal Hearing Announced! »

November 24th, 2015: On Nov. 24, 2015, the Tesoro-Savage Draft Environmental Impact Statement was released. Stop Big Oil Today by signing our petition and answer the question: What is your #1 reason Washington should reject the oil-by-rail proposal in Vancouver?

Public Comment: Grays Harbor Oil Terminals »

November 19th, 2015: [ November 19, 2015 to November 30, 2015. November 19, 2015 to November 30, 2015. ] Big oil wants to make Grays Harbor a crowded hub for dangerous crude oil and use the Columbia River for their dirty oil corridor. Whether you live one hundred or five miles away from Grays Harbor, the cumulative impacts of these projects, especially the rail transportation of explosive crude oil, threatens the livelihoods of our region.

Vancouver Oil Proposal Downplays Threat »

October 18th, 2015: “The Columbian” released a memo from last December about the Tesoro-Savage proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver revealing deep concern from EFSEC. Read more here.

Grays Harbor Oil Terminal Rally & DEIS Hearing in Aberdeen »

September 15th, 2015: [ October 8, 2015; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Now's your chance to weigh in on oil trains in the Pacific Northwest! On October 8, 2015 there is a rally and public hearing on two crude oil transloading terminals in Grays Harbor, Washington. Come to the hearing to learn more, testify and support our neighbors in Grays Harbor!

There’s More: Oil Refinery Backers Seek to Add Crude-by-Rail & LPG Terminal »

August 29th, 2015: The Columbia River is now the most threatened river in the nation from crude oil trains and tankers. The newly disclosed terminal, called Washington Energy Storage & Transfer (WEST), would receive 164,000 barrels per day from Alberta tar sands or the Bakken formation in North Dakota, and load the crude on to ocean-going tankers to sail over the notoriously dangerous Columbia River bar.

Protect the Northwest from Crude Oil-By-Rail: Tell the Army Corps and EFSEC to Deny Permits for Tesoro Savage »

July 17th, 2015: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) and Washington’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) are taking public comment on potential permits and associated environmental review for Tesoro Savage’s oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Washington. Tesoro Savage cannot build its terminal without permits from the Army Corps and EFSEC. Comment Deadline: August 1, 2015.

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!