crude oil shipping terminal http://www.kplu.org en Seattle City Council Urges Gov To Stop Issuing Permits For Oil Trains http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-city-council-urges-gov-stop-issuing-permits-oil-trains <p>Seattle has joined Spokane and Bellingham in passing a resolution to restrict oil shipments by rail until further review.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Seattle City Council unanimously passed <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-mulls-resolution-calling-closer-scrutiny-oil-trains" target="_blank">the resolution</a> co-sponsored by council member Mike O’Brien and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:09:36 +0000 Martha Kang 14660 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle City Council Urges Gov To Stop Issuing Permits For Oil Trains Wash. State Pulls Permits for 2 Oil Train Terminals http://www.kplu.org/post/wash-state-pulls-permits-2-oil-train-terminals <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">Officials are rejecting permits for two major oil-train terminals in Southwest Washington after deciding the projects should face more environmental scrutiny.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 19:03:37 +0000 Gene Johnson & Bellamy Pailthorp 10365 at http://www.kplu.org Proposed rail-to-ship crude oil terminal biggest yet in region http://www.kplu.org/post/proposed-rail-ship-crude-oil-terminal-biggest-yet-region <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oil refiner </span>Tesoro<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and a terminal operating company named Savage detailed plans Thursday for the biggest crude oil shipping terminal to be proposed in the Northwest. &nbsp;</span></p><p>The proposed terminal, which would be located on the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver in Washington, would receive crude by rail from oil fields in North Dakota and the like. The oil would then be transferred onto oceangoing tankers for delivery to West Coast refineries.</p><p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:57:35 +0000 Tom Banse 9194 at http://www.kplu.org Proposed rail-to-ship crude oil terminal biggest yet in region