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‘Necessity’ defense: Vancouver featured in documentary about oil trains and activism

March 17, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Vancouver plays a pivotal supporting role in a new documentary film about oil trains and the activists who have worked hard to stop them from rolling along the Columbia River. Read story

Vancouver council extends fossil fuels moratorium

December 6, 2021, 8:31pm Clark County News

The Vancouver City Council unanimously voted Monday to extend its fossil fuel moratorium for an additional six months to improve public and environmental health. Read story

Protesters with the activist groups Mosquito Fleet and Portland Rising Tide attempted to block a ship from docking at the Port of Vancouver to offload oil pipe supplies on Nov. 5, 2019. Criminal charges against four of the climate activists have been dropped.

Charges dismissed against activists who tried to block 2019 shipment at Port of Vancouver

Protesters with the activist groups Mosquito Fleet and Portland Rising Tide attempted to block a ship from docking at the Port of Vancouver to offload oil pipe supplies on Nov. 5, 2019. Criminal charges against four of the climate activists have been dropped.

July 22, 2021, 5:53pm Clark County News

Criminal charges against four climate activists who attempted to block a shipment of parts for an oil pipeline at the Port of Vancouver in November 2019 were dismissed Wednesday in Clark County District Court. Read story

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

Vancouver’s freeze on fossil fuel sites extended

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

December 11, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

A freeze on all new fossil fuel infrastructure in Vancouver will remain in place for another six months as city leaders work toward implementing a more permanent policy. Read story

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver City Council extends its fossil-fuel moratorium

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

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

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

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

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

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

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

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

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