Politics | Election | Energy | Environment | NewsOPB | Oct. 18, 2017 noon
A race for a commissioner seat with the Port of Vancouver is proving to be one of the most expensive port races in recent history. So far, both candidates have raised just under $1 million.
Election | Energy | Environment | PoliticsOPB | Oct. 2, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
The company proposing to build the nation’s largest oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver just donated $150,000 to port commissioner candidate Kris Greene.
Energy | Climate change | Environment | Politics | local | NewsOPB | 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.
Environment | local | Water | News | NW Life | EntertainmentStatesman Journal | July 18, 2017 9:51 a.m.
A massive fuel spill on Highway 99W near Adair Village has caused traffic detours and delays for the past 10 days as the state clears contaminated soil and repairs the road.
Energy | Environment | NewsOPB | 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.
Energy | Environment | Politics | local | News | TransportationOPB/EarthFix | June 30, 2017 2:42 p.m.
A bill was pulled from the Oregon House floor and returned to committee over concerns about language that would make secret railroad spill contingency plans and financial responsibility documents.
local | Energy | Transportation | NewsOPB | June 27, 2017 5:19 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
Oregon lawmakers are moving ahead with a measure that would require railroads to explain how they'd deal with hazardous spills.
All lanes on Washington state Route 14 are closed after a semi-trailer crashed, spilling thousands of gallons of hot oil on the highway.
The Oregon Public Utility Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the sale of nine oil storage tanks on the Columbia River near Clatskanie.
Ken Ward was one of five activists who turned valves off on several pipelines bringing oil from Canada to the United States.
Oregon utility regulators are considering a request by Portland General Electric to sell nine oil storage tanks on the Columbia River near Clatskanie.
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 | NewsOPB | June 8, 2017 10:59 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
More than 100 people testified before the Washington state energy board in Vancouver. It was one of the last opportunities for the public to sound off on a proposed oil terminal there.
Climate change | Environment | Water | News | Pacific Ocean | WorldKUOW/EarthFix | June 4, 2017 10:15 p.m. | Vancouver, British Columbia
People in the U.S. technically have no say in the matter of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline. But that hasn’t kept them from protesting increased tanker traffic in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
An Oregon man is set to be tried Monday in a Western Washington courtroom after for turning off a pipeline that brings Canadian oil into the U.S.
Energy | Climate change | Environment | Politics | News | Nation | WorldAP | May 31, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Washington
President Donald Trump is expected to pull the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though there could be "caveats in the language" announcing a withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that his decision isn't final.
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.
Energy | Climate change | Environment | Transportation | News | localOPB | May 3, 2017 9:25 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Environmentalists are concerned about a draft air permit that has been released for a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver.
President Trump signed an executive order Friday that aims to expand offshore drilling for oil and gas, in a move welcomed by the oil and gas industry and greeted with alarm by environmental groups.
Nation | local | Environment | NewsAP | April 6, 2017 10:35 a.m. | Billings, Montana
Data obtained by The Associated Press shows that tens of thousands of safety defects were found when government inspectors checked the rail lines used to haul volatile crude oil across the country.