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EFSEC listens to foes, supporters of proposed oil terminal
June 2017
The Columbian

Boom Town
May 2017
The Inlander

‘Today is a Milestone Day’: Groups Deliver One Million Petitions Against Coal and Oil Terminals to Gov. Inslee
May 2017
Seattle Weekly

Report Shows 1,500 Oil Train Cars Per Week Through Washington
January 2017
Oregon Public Radio

Wash. state’s top court throws wrench in plans for huge oil terminal
January 2017
KOMO News

Activists ready to rev up fight against Northwest fossil-fuel projects
December 2016
Portland Business Journal

Shell calls off rail unloading facility project
October 2016
Skagit Valley Herald

Mosier derailment fire sparks alarm, action to stop oil trains
September 2016
Mazama Bulletin

Why one of America’s most gorgeous places could soon be flooded with oil
August 31, 2016
Fusion

Mosier pushes back against rail expansion
August 17, 2016
Katu News

Whatcom County puts new unrefined fossil fuel exports on hold
August 10, 2016
The Bellingham Herald

Pacific Northwest Weighs Response to Risks Posed by Oil Trains
July 31, 2016
The New York Times

State agency calls for Vancouver oil terminal denial
June 23, 2016
The Columbian

Vancouver Oil Terminal is Not Worth the Risk
June 11, 2016
Seattle Times

Port of Longview Rejects Plan For Refinery, Propane Terminal
February 23, 2016
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Comments on oil terminal soar to 250,000
February 16, 2016
The Columbian

Oil Terminal Takeaways
January 24, 2016
The Columbian

Grays Harbor biodiesel plant cancels plan to ship crude oil
January 7, 2016
The Seattle Times

Environmentalists protest Shell’s plan to bring more oil trains to Washington
October 13, 2015
Q13 Fox

Vancouver firefighters union opposes oil terminal at port
October 13, 2015
The Columbian

Critics of all ages sound off on oil trains
October 8, 2015
KING 5 News

Group: Port must make decision on oil terminal lease at public meeting
May 19, 2015
The Columbian

NW Environmental Groups Among Those Suing Over Oil Train Rules
May 15, 2015
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Press Releases

Oregon Oil Train Bill Dies In Committee July 7, 2017

Public Hearing: Proposed Tesoro Savage Oil Train Terminal Air Pollution Jun 7, 2017

Statement on Trump’s Executive Order to Expand Coal, Oil, and Gas Extraction and Transport Mar 28, 2017

Port Punts on Dangerous Crude Oil Terminal Decision, Governor Inslee Still Has Final Call March 7, 2017

Environmental and Health Groups File to Intervene in Union Pacific Lawsuit January 24, 2017

Washington Legislators Address Growing Safety Threat from Oil Transportation January 24, 2017

Statement on WA Supreme Court Decision That Blocks Proposed Grays Harbor Crude Oil Terminal January 12, 2017

Statement on Canadian Government’s Decision to Approve the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline November 30, 2016

Portland Poised to Make History with New Protections from Fossil Fuels November 16, 2016

Statement on Tesoro Savage’s Revised Application October 7, 2016

Shell Drops New Oil by Rail Project October 6, 2016

Final Study on Grays Harbor Oil Terminal Released Today September 30, 2016

Vancouver Oil Terminal Hearings End with Overwhelming Testimony in Opposition and Attorney General Call for Denial July 29, 2016

Statement on Union Pacific Restarting Train Traffic June 22, 2016

Stand Up To Oil coalition statement on Oregon Department of Transportation Call for a moratorium on Crude Oil Trains June 16, 2016

Statement in response to the oil train derailment and fire in Mosier, OR June 3, 2016

Port of Longview Rejects Proposed Columbia River Oil Refinery and Propane Export Terminal February 23, 2016

Record-Breaking Number of Comments Pours in Against Proposed Tesoro-Savage Oil Terminal January 22, 2016

Standing Room Only at Spokane Hearing on Tesoro-Savage Oil Terminal Proposal January 15, 2016

Company Abandons Crude Oil as Part of Shipping Expansion Plan in Grays Harbor January 6, 2016

Over 1000 Attend Oil Terminal Hearing in Clark County, WA January 5, 2016

Statement in response to the deal struck in Congress that would lift the crude oil export ban December 16, 2015

Statement on the Tesoro Savage oil terminal Draft Environmental Impact Statement November 24, 2015

Statement in response to Portland’s fossil fuel resolution November 12, 2015 3

Tens of thousands weigh in to voice opposition to Shell’s oil by rail expansion November 5, 2015

Stand Up To Oil coalition statement on the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote to lift the crude oil export ban October 8, 2015

101 Small Businesses Call on Governor Inslee to Reject Crude-By-Rail Proposal in Vancouver, WA June 25, 2015

Shell Loses Appeal of Oil Train Project in Skagit County May 21, 2015

Groups Sue Obama Administration Over Weak Tank Car Standards May 14, 2015