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Judge orders Sunoco pipeline protesters off own property

June 30, 2017, 10:02am Nation & World

HUNTINGDON, Pa. — A judge has ordered a Pennsylvania family to vacate some of its property that was seized by company that wants to lay a $2.5 billion pipeline across it. Read story

A train hauling oil passes through the Gorge on its way to Vancouver in 2014.

EFSEC gives itself another extension on terminal project

A train hauling oil passes through the Gorge on its way to Vancouver in 2014.

June 29, 2017, 7:58pm Business

The proverbial light at the end of the tunnel that is the Vancouver Energy oil terminal evaluation process keeps slipping further and further away. Read story

Board: Pipeline security company operated without license

June 28, 2017, 9:28am Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota regulators are suing a North Carolina-based private security firm hired by the developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, alleging it operated in the state without a license and has continued doing so since being denied one. Read story

Erin Murdock wears a button indicating she is opposed to the building of an oil transfer terminal, at the first public hearing on the matter in Vancouver January 5, 2016. The state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, the state regulatory body that is reviewing the project, called the hearing.

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

Erin Murdock wears a button indicating she is opposed to the building of an oil transfer terminal, at the first public hearing on the matter in Vancouver January 5, 2016. The state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, the state regulatory body that is reviewing the project, called the hearing.

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

Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney and American Indian activist on the Standing Rock Reservation, is seen in Fort Yates, N.D. Iron Eyes, 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. Trial has been scheduled early next year in North Dakota. He pleaded not guilty in March to the felony charge and also misdemeanor criminal trespass.

Activist prepared to take pipeline protest case to trial

Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney and American Indian activist on the Standing Rock Reservation, is seen in Fort Yates, N.D. Iron Eyes, 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. Trial has been scheduled early next year in North Dakota. He pleaded not guilty in March to the felony charge and also misdemeanor criminal trespass.

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

Port of Vancouver Commission President Jerry Oliver instructs participants before the start of public comments during the reopening of the discussion and vote on a proposed oil terminal lease Oct. 22 in Vancouver.

State court: Vancouver port meetings should have been public

Port of Vancouver Commission President Jerry Oliver instructs participants before the start of public comments during the reopening of the discussion and vote on a proposed oil terminal lease Oct. 22 in Vancouver.

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

The Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council listens to a speaker’s comments on the draft notice of the construction air permit for the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal during a public hearing at Clark College’s Gaiser Hall on Wednesday. Hundreds of people attended the hearing and opined on the air permit.

EFSEC listens to foes, supporters of proposed oil terminal

The Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council listens to a speaker’s comments on the draft notice of the construction air permit for the proposed Vancouver Energy oil terminal during a public hearing at Clark College’s Gaiser Hall on Wednesday. Hundreds of people attended the hearing and opined on the air permit.

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

Heavy equipment is seen at a site where sections of the Dakota Access pipeline were being buried near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D., in October. The 1,200-mile line carrying North Dakota oil through South Dakota and Iowa to a distribution point in Illinois began commercial service Thursday, June 1, 2017.

$3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

Heavy equipment is seen at a site where sections of the Dakota Access pipeline were being buried near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D., in October. The 1,200-mile line carrying North Dakota oil through South Dakota and Iowa to a distribution point in Illinois began commercial service Thursday, June 1, 2017.

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

A section of the Dakota Access pipeline under construction in September near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D.

APNewsBreak: Leaks found on Dakota Access pipeline system

A section of the Dakota Access pipeline under construction in September near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D.

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