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EFSEC report lists 5 key oil terminal impacts

November 21, 2017, 7:48pm Clark County News

The state panel tasked with evaluating the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal said the project has five significant unavoidable impacts that cannot be fully mitigated if it were to be built. Read story

Oil terminal foes celebrate at port commissioner meeting

November 14, 2017, 5:57pm Business

Today's open forum at the Port of Vancouver commissioners meeting sounded more like a victory lap for the anti-oil terminal crowd, rather than what is typically a pro forma element of the board’s fortnightly meeting. Read story

Wolfe says he won’t move to reduce Orange’s influence at port

November 10, 2017, 2:49pm Business

Outgoing Port of Vancouver District 1 Commissioner Brian Wolfe said he won’t take any actions that might extend Vancouver Energy lease’s before his term is finished, easing fears that the board would move to block the influence of commissioner-elect Don Orange. Read story

Spokane voters reject proposal to fine oil trains

November 8, 2017, 11:40am Business

SPOKANE — Voters in Spokane have rejected a proposal to fine some coal and oil trains traveling through the city’s downtown core. Read story

Activist on trial wants more time for ‘necessity’ defense

November 3, 2017, 10:55am Nation & World

MANDAN, N.D. — Trial likely will be delayed for an American Indian activist accused of inciting a riot during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, as his attorneys gather more evidence to present a “necessity” defense. Read story

Company says it knew about oil pipeline damage 3 years ago

October 27, 2017, 11:42am Nation & World

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The company that operates twin oil pipelines in a Great Lakes waterway says it knew three years ago that protective coating had been damaged but didn’t inform regulatory agencies. Read story

2 Dakota Access protesters sentenced to jail in North Dakota

October 26, 2017, 9:53am Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota man and a Rhode Island woman are the first people to be sent to jail for protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. Read story

Smithsonian museum to exhibit post from pipeline protest

October 23, 2017, 11:41am Business

BISMARCK, N.D. — A centerpiece of a sprawling camp that evolved on disputed land in southern North Dakota to protest the four-state Dakota Access pipeline is going on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Read story

Port of Vancouver candidate Orange gets $290,000 of in-kind donations

October 18, 2017, 10:03pm Clark County News

A statewide environmental group plans to bolster the campaign of Port of Vancouver commissioner candidate Don Orange with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of staff time, campaign materials and other assistance. Read story

Greene campaign for port gets another $140K from oil interests

October 17, 2017, 11:39am Clark County Business

Port commissioner candidate Kris Greene has accepted another six-figure donation from the company seeking to a build a crude-by-rail oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver. Read story