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Friday, October 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Spokane influence played out in recommendation against Vancouver Energy Terminal

Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to reject a permit for a massive oil-by-rail terminal along the Columbia River was influenced by local residents’ worries about the potential for an oil train …


Oil train derailment in downtown Spokane would pose ‘extreme challenges,’ consultant says

An oil train derailment in downtown Spokane would pose “extreme challenges” for emergency responders, a city consultant testified last week at a state hearing. They could be dealing with fire, …


Proposed oil terminal brings only risk for Spokane, critics say

Building a crude oil terminal in Vancouver, Washington, puts Spokane and other communities at risk from increased oil train traffic, without offering any local economic benefits, opponents of the project …


Editorial: Draft EIS for oil port suspect

Consultant linked to railroad, port minimized spill risk.


Spokane-area residents can weigh in on Vancouver oil terminal Thursday

Local residents will have a chance to sound off Thursday on an oil terminal proposed for the Port of Vancouver that would funnel four more oil trains daily though Sandpoint …


Critics say oil trains report underestimates risk

The chance of an oil train derailing and dumping its cargo between Spokane and a new terminal proposed for Vancouver, Washington, is extremely low, according to a risk assessment prepared …