Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Vancouver firefighters oppose oil terminal at port- media links

 The Port of Vancouver, looking east from Terminal 5

Incredible testimony from the firefighter union at the Port of Vancouver. The ILWU president also testified against oil in front of a packed house opposed to oil.

Vancouver firefighters oppose oil terminal at port

KOIN-  Port of Vancouver terminal would be nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal

Firefighters: Oil train terminal would put too many lives at risk KGW - video

Vancouver firefighters union opposes oil terminal at port

The Columbian- It cites threats to public safety posed by project proposed at Port of  Vancouver

All stories mentioned the impending release of the DEIS on the 24th of November.

1 comment:

  1. Seen by Don Steinke on FB:
    Even the City of Los Angeles doesn't have a fire department capable of dealing with an oil train fire.

    Their City Council voted 15-0 to oppose a crude by rail terminal that would involve only 5 oil trains per week. Tesoro Savage plans 28 per week.