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

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… Read story

Vancouver’s freeze on fossil fuel sites extended

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

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