We helped deliver over one million statements to protect the Pacific Northwest from oil and coal exports Governor Jay Inslee. Communities across the PNW are rallying to say no to these dirty fossil fuels – we can do better!
The Stand Up To Oil and Power Past Coal coalitions represent environmental, labor, public health, first responder, faith, fishing, and business groups – together they collected and presented one million public comments against the proposed coal and oil terminals in the Pacific Northwest. Read more here.
ADD YOUR VOICE!
There is one more chance to say no to the largest proposed oil terminal in North America headed for Vancouver, WA. In June, Washington’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) will hold its final major public hearing on the Tesoro Savage oil-by-rail terminal. EFSEC will take public comments on the draft air pollution permit for Tesoro, the largest proposed oil train terminal in North America. This is your last chance to weigh-in before EFSEC makes a final recommendation to Governor Inslee.
1. Send a letter to decision makers to add your voice! Submit your comment here.
2. Speak out at a public hearing on June 7 in Vancouver, WA! Learn more here.
Oil train terminals are major sources of toxic air pollution. Tesoro would release smog-forming volatile organic compounds (VOCs), diesel exhaust, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and other pollutants linked to increased cancer rates. Tesoro Savage is tries to downplay this impact. Here’s where you come in: Tell EFSEC not to sacrifice the health of Vancouver’s residents, schoolchildren, and businesses for Tesoro’s massive oil-by-rail scheme.
Read our Factsheet to learn more about the air pollution impacts of Tesoro’s proposed terminal.