“Protecting the environment and public safety are top priorities of my office, and we considered the evidence presented with the care those priorities demands,” Washington’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson said in a statement on Thursday.
“The bottom line is that the potential benefits of this project are dramatically outweighed by the potential risks and costs of a spill.”
The decision from the attorney general’s office to oppose the Vancouver Energy project could send a strong message to Gov. Jay Inslee, who has the ultimate say over the project’s future.
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