Posts Tagged ‘tesoro savage’

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.