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Panel: Vancouver site zoned OK for oil terminal
The state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council said Tuesday that zoning at the Port of Vancouver site allows for an oil terminal.
Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies want to build a rail-and-river operation that could handle as much as 380,000 barrels of crude oil per day.....read more here
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Few priorities are as fundamental to government as ensuring a safe and easy-to-access transportation system.
Yet a year after a crude oil-laden freight train crashed in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, killing 47 people and flattening the town, the federal government is no closer to protecting neighborhoods and downtowns that, like Albany’s, are traversed by rail lines. Nor is the government maintaining the transportation infrastructure essential to the nation’s commerce......continued here