Posts Tagged ‘port of vancouver’

Washington Supreme Court Delivers Victory for Open Government »

June 8th, 2017: “Today’s decision (6/8/17) is a victory for people who believe in open, accountable government. The Washington Supreme Court’s ruling comes as scandal consumes Washington D.C. and affirms the responsibility of our state and local elected officials to answer to the people — not Big Oil in backroom deals.” -Brett VandenHeuvel, Executive Director for Columbia Riverkeeper



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.



New Analysis of Oil Train Economics: Local Business View Of Jobs, Customer Demand, Economic Development »

August 18th, 2015: Tele press conference 8/18 at 10am: Seven business owners will hold a conference call to discuss the new community-driven cost-benefit analysis entitled “BAD FOR BUSINESS: Impact of the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal on small business."



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.



Oil-By-Rail Workshop – Find Your Voice and Stand Up to Oil! »

June 24th, 2015: [ July 8, 2015; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join us July 8, 2015, at 6:30pm Oil-By-Rail Workshop.



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.



Public Hearing! Oil & coal: unsafe on our rails, in our waterways and for our communities »

October 17th, 2014: Northwest communities are facing an onslaught of coal export and oil-by-rail proposals. All of these proposals rely on railways next to our Columbia River. With their hazardous coal dust and explosive fuel, these trains pose serious risks to our communities. A derailment, spill or explosion could destroy communities, clean water and salmon habitat. There are two major public hearings coming up this month and we need to make our voice against dangerous oil and dirty coal heard.



Dockworkers Protest Crude-By-Rail Terminal and Unfair Labor Practices »

July 21st, 2014: In remembrance of the one-year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic oil train tragedy that killed 47 people, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) raised a banner from cranes today calling out unfair labor practices and protesting unsafe oil at the Port of Vancouver in Washington.



Washington Council Agrees to Take a Broad Look at Tesoro’s Proposed Oil Terminal in Vancouver »

April 2nd, 2014: Over 50 activists joined together to send a clear statement of opposition to the proposed Tesoro Savage oil terminal in Vancouver before the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council met to consider the range of issues to be included in the project's review.



Community Discussion on the Proposed Oil Terminal at the Port of Vancouver »

February 24th, 2014: [ March 1, 2014; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Join in the community discussion, March 1, on the proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver and how it will impact our area.