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Company wants Dakota Access security complaint dismissed

August 15, 2017, 9:36am Business

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Carolina-based company that says it was a management consultant for the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline is asking a judge to dismiss a complaint alleging it illegally provided security services in North Dakota. Read story

742 gallons of oil dripped into Snake River near Kahlotus

August 9, 2017, 8:50am Business

An estimated 742 gallons of oil have leaked into the Snake River at Lower Monumental Dam near Kahlotus, the Army Corps said Tuesday. Read story

People opposed to the Vancouver Energy oil terminal project rally at a hearing in Vancouver in January 2016. On Monday, the Astoria (Ore.) City Council unanimously passed a resolution that specifically cited the proposed Tesoro Corp. and Savage Cos. terminal as a reason to oppose any proposed oil-by-rail projects along the Columbia River.

Astoria, Ore., opposes proposed Vancouver oil terminal

People opposed to the Vancouver Energy oil terminal project rally at a hearing in Vancouver in January 2016. On Monday, the Astoria (Ore.) City Council unanimously passed a resolution that specifically cited the proposed Tesoro Corp. and Savage Cos. terminal as a reason to oppose any proposed oil-by-rail projects along the Columbia River.

August 8, 2017, 8:45pm Business

Astoria, Ore., has added itself to the list of cities opposed to the Vancouver Energy oil terminal. Read story

Anti-fossil fuel protesters block BNSF Railway tracks in Vancouver to demonstrate against the Vancouver Energy oil terminal around noon on Monday.

Two arrested at oil terminal protest in west Vancouver

Anti-fossil fuel protesters block BNSF Railway tracks in Vancouver to demonstrate against the Vancouver Energy oil terminal around noon on Monday.

August 7, 2017, 8:09pm Clark County News

Two men protesting the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal were arrested during a demonstration Monday that blocked BSNF Railway tracks in west Vancouver. Read story

Tribes fight trade groups’ intervention in pipeline dispute

July 26, 2017, 5:17pm Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — American Indian tribes trying to shut down the Dakota Access oil pipeline are objecting to the possible intervention of national energy and manufacturing trade groups in the legal dispute. Read story

Voters to decide if Spokane should fine coal, oil shipments

July 25, 2017, 10:28am Business

SPOKANE — Voters in Spokane will decide in November whether the city should fine railroad operators for certain coal and crude oil rail shipments through its downtown core. Read story

Public comment sought on oil terminal permit

July 20, 2017, 5:59am Clark County News

OLYMPIA — The public comment period for the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal Industrial Stormwater Permit began Wednesday. Read story

Judy Boepple, from left, her daughter and City Administrator Dawn Marquardt chat with Nana Lil’s Cafe owner Lillian Hoffman. Hoffman started the popular diner right before the oil boom took off.

North Dakota towns flex with oil

Judy Boepple, from left, her daughter and City Administrator Dawn Marquardt chat with Nana Lil’s Cafe owner Lillian Hoffman. Hoffman started the popular diner right before the oil boom took off.

July 16, 2017, 5:32am Business

KILLDEER, N.D. — Dawn Marquardt strolled into the gleaming new Aquatics and Wellness Center here, spoils of the oil boom in North Dakota. Read story

Oil-trains measure likely headed for Spokane ballot

July 13, 2017, 9:16am Northwest

SPOKANE — A proposed citizens’ initiative that would fine certain coal and crude oil rail shipments through downtown Spokane will likely go before city voters in November. Read story

FILE--In this June 3, 2016, file image, from video provided by KGW-TV, smoke billows from a Union Pacific train that derailed near Mosier, Ore., in the scenic Columbia River Gorge. Oregon lawmakers sent legislation requiring railroads to develop safety plans for oil spills back to a legislative committee Friday, June 30, 2017, because of concerns about concessions to the rail industry.

Oregon oil train bill sent back to committee after criticism

FILE--In this June 3, 2016, file image, from video provided by KGW-TV, smoke billows from a Union Pacific train that derailed near Mosier, Ore., in the scenic Columbia River Gorge. Oregon lawmakers sent legislation requiring railroads to develop safety plans for oil spills back to a legislative committee Friday, June 30, 2017, because of concerns about concessions to the rail industry.

June 30, 2017, 5:02pm Business

PORTLAND — State lawmakers sent a proposed oil train safety bill back for more work Friday after growing concerns that an amendment favoring the railroad industry had watered down key provisions on public oversight and financial accountability. Read story