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Washington Pushes Deadline On Vancouver Oil Terminal Decision

OPB | July 1, 2017 2:31 p.m.

The deadline to reach a decision on a controversial oil terminal planned for Vancouver has been pushed back again.

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Port Of Vancouver Names CEO Finalists

OPB | Jan. 10, 2017 8:24 a.m. | Portland

The Port of Vancouver has named three finalists for CEO. The finalists were chosen from about 80 applicants and will be interviewed later this month.

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Port Of Vancouver Cancels Bio Sciences Facility

OPB | Aug. 9, 2016 2:23 p.m.

The Port of Vancouver is scrapping plans to build a new life sciences facility at the site of a former hotel.

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Groups Join Forces Against Proposed Vancouver Oil Terminal

The Columbian | May 31, 2016 7:02 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

In the past three years, a broad-based coalition of terminal opponents has waged an unrelenting campaign to win the hearts and minds of the general public.

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Vancouver Port CEO To Step Down May 19

OPB | May 3, 2016 3:07 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Port CEO Todd Coleman did not give a specific reason for his sudden departure, but he did say he plans to spend more time with his family before seeking a “new opportunity.”  

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Vancouver Port Gives Oil Companies What They Want — More Time

OPB | April 15, 2016 6:08 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Commissioners at the Port of Vancouver unanimously approved an amended lease with the backers of a proposed oil terminal Friday.

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Port Of Vancouver Staff Deal Blow Against Oil Terminal

OPB | April 6, 2016 5:15 p.m.

The Port of Vancouver recommended that port commissioners vote against a lease extension with the companies backing a proposed oil terminal.

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Port Of Vancouver Could Transfer 500 Acres To Columbia Land Trust

OPB | Dec. 13, 2015 midnight | Vancouver, Washington

The Board of Directors for the Columbia Land Trust is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether the nonprofit will take over more than 500 acres currently owned by the Port of Vancouver.

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Vancouver Oil Terminal Sparks Controversy, Concerns For Community

OPB | July 24, 2015 4:30 p.m. | Portland

We're in Vancouver to explore the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal and the impact of oil trains.

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Vancouver Port On Oil Terminal Lease

OPB | July 24, 2015 11:09 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

A Clark County judge ruled Friday that port leaders in Vancouver, Washington didn't violate state laws in 2013 when they negotiated a lease for an oil terminal.

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Vancouver Port Commissioners Race Is All About An Oil Terminal

OPB | July 23, 2015 2:15 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

A proposed energy project at the Port of Vancouver has deeply divided the region, sparking interest in a race for a seat on the port's commission.

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Judge Chides Vancouver Port For Letter To Inslee On Oil Terminal

The Columbian | July 23, 2015 8:21 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

In a letter dated Wednesday, Cassandra Noble, administrative law judge for the state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, said the port sent apparently “improper” communications to the governor and another top state decision-maker.

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Port Of Vancouver Asks Gov. Inslee To Prod Regulators On Oil Terminal Project

The Columbian | July 9, 2015 9:56 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Frustration over how long it’s taking to examine a proposal to build the nation’s largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal in Vancouver reached a new level of intensity Wednesday, as the Port of Vancouver urged Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to order state regulators to produce a publicly available timetable and stick to it.

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Internal Documents Give Insight Into Tense Vancouver Port Lockout

OPB | Sept. 23, 2014 midnight | Vancouver, Washington

Documents provided to OPB News illustrate the dynamics between the ILWU, United Grain Corp., unions representing state workers, and the Inslee administration during the 18 month lockout at the Port of Vancouver.

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The Columbian: ILWU, Grain Group Set Talks

the_columbian | Oct. 9, 2013 4:36 a.m.

A softening of the standoff between union dockworkers and grain terminal owners in Vancouver and Portland emerged Tuesday.

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Inslee Urges An End To Port Of Vancouver Dispute

OPB | July 22, 2013 11:19 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington Governor Jay Inslee is wading into the dispute between longshore union workers and the United Grain Corporation at the Port of Vancouver.