local | Politics | Climate change | News | Energy | EnvironmentOPB | 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.
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.
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.
The Port of Vancouver recommended that port commissioners vote against a lease extension with the companies backing a proposed oil terminal.
Hundreds of people are expected to turn out Tuesday for the second public hearing on a proposed oil terminal in southwest Washington.
Washington state is scheduled to release a detailed environmental assessment Tuesday of the proposed oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver.
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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We're in Vancouver to explore the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal and the impact of oil trains.
A judge has chided the Port of Vancouver for contacting Gov. Jay Inslee about a proposed massive oil-handling facility in southwest 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.
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.