Stories tagged: oil terminal
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018
A project to build a massive oil-by-rail terminal in southwest Washington officially ended Tuesday when the project’s developers and the Port of Vancouver terminated a lease for a site along …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
The port of Vancouver’s Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to terminate a rolling lease on property that would hold the nation’s largest rail-to-marine oil terminal if the project’s backers …
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
Whether Vancouver becomes an oil town is up to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017
That marks a victory for those who have opposed the effort to establish Vancouver as an oil town. It also marks a reinforcement of the area’s desire to maintain and …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017
A state energy panel has voted to recommend that a massive oil-by-rail terminal proposed along the Columbia River in Washington state be denied.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
The region must be a leader in recognizing and embracing the future rather than clinging to old and harmful modes of energy.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
An outspoken critic of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver won a port commissioner race that may shape the project’s future.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017
A critic of a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver has a solid lead in a port commissioner race that may shape the project’s future.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Astoria, Ore., has added itself to the list of cities opposed to the Vancouver Energy oil terminal.
Thu., March 16, 2017
The Port of Vancouver didn’t violate the State Environmental Policy Act when it leased property for what could be the nation’s largest oil terminal, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
A State Supreme Court ruling Thursday has opponents of a proposed oil storage and shipping facility at the Port of Grays Harbor claiming victory, but the company behind the proposal …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017
The Washington Supreme Court has thrown a major wrench in plans for a big oil terminal in Grays Harbor, saying the project must be reviewed under a 1989 law passed …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016
As the small city of Hoquiam considers a key permit for a proposed terminal that would store and move millions of barrels of crude oil through Grays Harbor, opponents are …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016
Arguing that the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal creates “unprecedented and unacceptable” risks to the environment and Washington residents, Assistant Attorney General Matthew Kernutt in his closing brief recommended that …
Fri., July 29, 2016
The Washington Attorney General’s Office has come out against a crude oil terminal being proposed in Vancouver.
Wed., June 22, 2016
A Washington state agency in charge of protecting millions of acres of state land from wildfires is opposing a proposal to build an oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, citing risks of …
Sun., May 29, 2016
A new report from the state Attorney General’s Office says an oil train or tanker accident in the Columbia River could cause more than $170 million in environmental damages and …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016
Oil trains are too dangerous to encourage 28 more per week. Gov. Inslee should reject an oil terminal in Vancouver.