Oil Terminal

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Since 2009, elections for a seat on the Port of Vancouver commission have been relatively low-key affairs. Candidates who ran for a six-year term on the three-member board that oversees the port have won their elections unopposed in the last three races.

That was then.

Now, a proposed energy project at the port has sparked interest in a race for an open seat on the commission, turning the primary election into a hotly-contested race.

Oil Terminal Operators Fined $117,000

Mar 31, 2014

Oregon environmental regulators have imposed an unusually big fine against a crude oil terminal on the Columbia River that violated its air quality permit.

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On Wednesday the Washington Shorelines Hearings Board blocked local permits for two oil train terminals in Grays Harbor.

A hearing on a controversial oil terminal in Vancouver drew a crowd of around 300 people Tuesday night.

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Washington agencies are holding two public meetings Monday and Tuesday on a controversial oil terminal proposed for the Port of Vancouver.

The Port of Vancouver Commission voted Tuesday to re-approve a lease for a controversial oil terminal.

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The Port Commission of Vancouver is holding a public meeting on Tuesday to reopen discussion on a controversial oil by rail terminal. Environmental groups sued the Vancouver Port Commission earlier this summer, alleging the Port violated rules that required public meetings about the project.

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Three environmental groups are suing the Port of Vancouver to overturn the approval of a lease for a proposed oil terminal.

The biggest railroad in the Northwest forcefully defended the safety of oil trains Wednesday.

A fuel terminal developer has unexpectedly scrapped a project at the Port of Tacoma that was intended to receive crude oil by rail.