Posts Tagged ‘oil’

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.

Astoria Passes Oil Resolution »

August 8th, 2017: City of Astoria Opposes Oil-by-Rail along the Columbia River: We salute the amazing community activists from the Columbia River Estuary Action Team (CREATe) who drafted the initial resolution and spearheaded this effort.

Deny Stormwater Permit and Reject Tesoro Savage Oil Terminal »

August 8th, 2017: It’s hard to imagine a bigger threat to the Columbia River, our safety, and our climate than the Tesoro Savage oil-by-rail terminal. You can help stop it. Tesoro’s reckless proposal—which would bring up to five dangerous oil trains each day down the Columbia River—is nearing a decision point. Help stop Tesoro: Take action to oppose Tesoro’s water pollution permit.

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!