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Oregon Utility Board Approves Controversial Sale Of Oil Tanks

OPB/EarthFix | June 27, 2017 11:40 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Public Utility Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the sale of nine oil storage tanks on the Columbia River near Clatskanie.

Energy | Environment

Oregon Utility Board Considers Controversial Sale Of Oil Tanks

OPB/EarthFix | June 12, 2017 4:15 p.m.

Oregon utility regulators are considering a request by Portland General Electric to sell nine oil storage tanks on the Columbia River near Clatskanie.

Energy | Environment

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.

Energy | Environment

Sale Of Storage Tanks Raises Concerns About An Oil Terminal In Oregon

OPB/EarthFix | May 23, 2017 5:45 p.m.

A proposal by Portland General Electric to sell nine oil storage tanks on the lower Columbia River has raised concerns about a potential oil-by-rail terminal in Oregon.

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The Columbian: Vancouver Asks For Thorough Oil Study

the_columbian | Dec. 11, 2013 2:21 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver neighborhoods cut off from fire and police protection by increased train traffic. A highly volatile commodity traveling near homes. An industrial area prone to liquefying in an earthquake.