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After a long slog, climate change lawsuits will finally put Big Oil on trial

April 8, 2024, 6:03am Latest News

After years of legal appeals and delays, some oil companies are set to stand trial in lawsuits brought by state and local governments over the damages caused by climate change. Read story

Oil trains in the Gorge: Are we ready for a spill?

March 16, 2024, 6:00am Business

On June 13, 2023, shortly after 9 a.m., Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill was among the first to receive the report of an event everyone in the Columbia River Gorge… Read story

"Kayaktivists" interfere with river traffic at the Port of Vancouver to block shipments of oil pipeline equipment.

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

"Kayaktivists" interfere with river traffic at the Port of Vancouver to block shipments of oil pipeline equipment.

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

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver council extends fossil fuels moratorium

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

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

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Vancouver’s freeze on fossil fuel sites extended

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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