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Seattle City Council calls for state to deny oil, methanol terminal permits

June 16, 2017, 10:52am Business

In a unanimous vote, the Seattle City Council this week called on state agencies to deny permits for the Vancouver Energy oil terminal along with all other “new fossil fuel infrastructure projects” within the state. Read story

Activist prepared to take pipeline protest case to trial

June 13, 2017, 1:30pm Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — An American Indian activist and former U.S. congressional candidate accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline says he has no qualms about taking the case to trial, even though he could face more than five years in prison if convicted. Read story

State court: Vancouver port meetings should have been public

June 8, 2017, 11:50am Business

The Washington State Supreme Court found the Port of Vancouver discussed too much behind closed doors when it considered a lease for the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal in 2013. Read story

EFSEC listens to foes, supporters of proposed oil terminal

June 7, 2017, 8:47pm Clark County News

Depending on who spoke, Vancouver Energy's draft clean air permit is either an exemplary tool to control emissions and protect air quality, or a license to pollute, riddled with errors and omissions and a threat to the community's health. Read story

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

June 1, 2017, 10:04am Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — The $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline began shipping oil for customers on Thursday, as Native American tribes that opposed the project vowed to continue fighting. Read story

APNewsBreak: Leaks found on Dakota Access pipeline system

May 22, 2017, 1:33pm Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — The Dakota Access pipeline and a feeder line leaked more than 100 gallons of oil in North Dakota in separate incidents in March as crews prepared the disputed $3.8 billion pipeline for operation. Read story

Tribes fighting pipeline drop appeal but battle continues

May 18, 2017, 9:25am Business

BISMARCK, N.D. — American Indian tribes who are still fighting the Dakota Access oil pipeline in court have dropped an appeal of a federal judge’s decision that allowed final construction to proceed on the project that is just two weeks from operating commercially. Read story

Tribes in U.S., Canada unite against Keystone XL oil pipeline

May 16, 2017, 10:57am Business

BISMARCK, N.D. — Tribes representing tens of thousands of indigenous people in the U.S. and Canada will be signing a declaration against the planned Keystone XL oil pipeline. Read story

Company in settlement talks over money for 13-year oil leak

May 10, 2017, 10:38am Nation & World

BATON ROUGE, La. — A company that has failed to stop an oil leak that began nearly 13 years ago in the Gulf of Mexico is negotiating a possible court settlement that could allow it to recover millions of dollars it set aside for work to end the leak. Read story

Public comment period open for proposed terminal

May 6, 2017, 4:53pm Clark County Business

The public will have a chance to comment on Vancouver Energy’s draft notice of construction air permit during a public meeting next month in Vancouver. Read story