Friday, October 23, 2020
Oct. 23, 2020

Linkedin Pinterest

Tagged Articles:
Oil

Vancouver City Council extends its fossil-fuel moratorium

July 22, 2020, 6:01am Business

A six-month ban on new fossil fuel infrastructure will remain in place, the Vancouver city council decided Monday, after a public hearing showed broad support for the moratorium. Read story

Residents use forum to praise Vancouver City Council for ban on new fossil fuel projects

July 16, 2020, 7:47pm Business

The Vancouver City Council hosted its first citizen forum in months Monday, with a barrage of speakers calling in to participate in the remote discussion. Read story

Appeals court supports tribal lawsuit over oil trains

March 6, 2020, 8:51am Business

ANACORTES — A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling protecting the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community’s right to sue to enforce an agreement that restricts the number of trains that can cross its reservation in northwest Washington state. Read story

Protesters from the Mosquito Fleet paddled out from Kelley Point Park in Portland on Monday to the Port of Vancouver to protest a cargo ship they say is carrying pipe to be used for an expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

Kayakers paddle to Port of Vancouver to protest oil pipeline

Protesters from the Mosquito Fleet paddled out from Kelley Point Park in Portland on Monday to the Port of Vancouver to protest a cargo ship they say is carrying pipe to be used for an expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.

September 2, 2019, 7:20pm Clark County News

A group of 30 kayakers paddled about an hour from Kelley Point Park in Portland to the Port of Vancouver on Monday to protest a cargo ship carrying pipe to Canada. Read story

A Whiting Petroleum Co. pump jack pulls crude oil from the Bakken region of the Northern Plains on Nov. 6, 2013, near Bainville, Mont.

North Dakota says study ‘undermines’ Washington rail law

A Whiting Petroleum Co. pump jack pulls crude oil from the Bakken region of the Northern Plains on Nov. 6, 2013, near Bainville, Mont.

August 29, 2019, 6:29pm Business

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal study analyzing the volatility of Bakken crude supports the state’s petition to overturn Washington state’s oil shipment safety restrictions, North Dakota’s attorney general said. Read story

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, automobile traffic waits at a train crossing as train cars that carry oil are pulled through downtown Seattle. Attorneys general for North Dakota and Montana have petitioned the Trump administration Wednesday, July 17, 2019, to overrule a Washington state law that imposes safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail from the Northern Plains.

Montana, North Dakota push against Washington rail law

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, automobile traffic waits at a train crossing as train cars that carry oil are pulled through downtown Seattle. Attorneys general for North Dakota and Montana have petitioned the Trump administration Wednesday, July 17, 2019, to overrule a Washington state law that imposes safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail from the Northern Plains.

July 18, 2019, 9:07am Latest News

BILLINGS, Mont. — Attorneys general for North Dakota and Montana asked the Trump administration on Wednesday to overrule a Washington law that imposed new restrictions on oil trains from the Northern Plains to guard against explosive derailments. Read story

Oil declines as global economic woes outweigh fears over Iran standoff

July 4, 2019, 5:02pm Business

Oil declined as concerns that slowing economic growth will stymie energy demand outweighed worries that a confrontation with Iran may threaten supplies. Read story

Port of Vancouver’s board of commissioners from left, Don Orange, Eric LaBrant and Jerry Oliver, listen to public statements during a board meeting in January.

Port of Vancouver board: No fossil fuel terminals

Port of Vancouver’s board of commissioners from left, Don Orange, Eric LaBrant and Jerry Oliver, listen to public statements during a board meeting in January.

June 25, 2019, 5:20pm Business

The Port of Vancouver shut the door Tuesday on courting bulk fossil fuel terminals, nearly 17 months after Gov. Jay Inslee rejected plans to build a huge crude oil terminal on port property. Read story

The Port of Vancouver is pictured May 2, 2018.

Environmentalists find issues with port policy

The Port of Vancouver is pictured May 2, 2018.

June 24, 2019, 6:05am Business

Environmentalists, although pleased the Port of Vancouver’s latest draft policy opposes bulk fossil fuel terminals, say they have concerns about specific provisions. Read story

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015 file photo, workers tend to oil pump jacks behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D. Natural gas is being burned off and wasted at record levels in North Dakota because development of the pipelines and processing facilities needed to handle it has not kept pace. Natural gas production hit a record in March. But about 20 percent of it went up in flames through “flaring,” the process of burning off the gas when it can’t be captured.

As North Dakota oil soars, so does waste of natural gas

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015 file photo, workers tend to oil pump jacks behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N.D. Natural gas is being burned off and wasted at record levels in North Dakota because development of the pipelines and processing facilities needed to handle it has not kept pace. Natural gas production hit a record in March. But about 20 percent of it went up in flames through “flaring,” the process of burning off the gas when it can’t be captured.

May 27, 2019, 10:13am Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota oil drillers are falling far short of the state’s goals to limit the burning of excess natural gas at well heads, five years after the state adopted the rules to reduce the wasteful and environmentally harmful practice. Read story