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Tensions With Wash. AG Office May Have Led To EFSEC Chair's Resignation

OPB | Aug. 23, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council chair Bill Lynch announced his resignation recently, after repeated clashes with the state attorney general's office over a proposed oil terminal decision.

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Supreme Court Rejects Port Defense Of Secret Meetings On Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB/EarthFix | June 8, 2017 1:30 p.m.

The Washington Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision Thursday in a ruling that suggests the Port of Vancouver violated public meetings law while negotiating a lease for an oil terminal.

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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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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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Washington State To Host 2nd Hearing On Proposed Oil Terminal

OPB | Jan. 11, 2016 10:41 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out Tuesday for the second public hearing on a proposed oil terminal in southwest Washington.

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Washington State To Issue Report On Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB | Nov. 23, 2015 3 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Washington state is scheduled to release a detailed environmental assessment Tuesday of the proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

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Draft Environmental Review Released For Oil Terminals On Washington Coast

KUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 31, 2015 3:22 p.m.

The public has until Oct. 29 to comment on the draft environmental review for two controversial oil terminals on the Washington coast.

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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 Chides Vancouver Port Over Oil-Terminal Project

AP | July 23, 2015 9:27 a.m.

A judge has chided the Port of Vancouver for contacting Gov. Jay Inslee about a proposed massive oil-handling facility in southwest Washington.

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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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A New Oil Terminal In Vancouver?

OPB | July 24, 2015 12:06 p.m.

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

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Vancouver Oil Terminal Lease Would Allow Exports

Ecotrope | July 29, 2013 7:36 p.m.

The Port of Vancouver has released copies of the lease agreement Port commissioners approved last week for a controversial oil terminal. The lease does't prevent the terminal from exporting oil overseas.