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Governor Inslee and the Washington Department of Ecology need to be climate champions and deny this project.
Industrializing rural Columbia County with dirty fossil fuel projects ignores the public’s legitimate concerns.
Support Nichols Natural Area for the Black-crowned Night-Heron and the community!
“Oil pollution from dams must stop. Shockingly, the Army Corps faces no penalties for fouling the Columbia with toxic oil pollution." -Lauren Goldberg, Legal and Program Director for Columbia Riverkeeper.
Hundreds of people from Cowlitz County and neighboring areas rallied before the hearing to call on Governor Inslee and Ecology to deny the proposed fracked-gas-to-methanol refinery in Kalama, WA.
Port of Kalama and Cowlitz County, WA will hold a public hearing regarding the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the world’s largest fracked-gas-to-methanol refinery in Kalama, WA, today, Thursday, December 13, 2018, rally at 5:15 p.m., hearing from 6-9 p.m.
OPB "Think Out Loud" features debate about the world's largest fracked-gas-to-methanol refinery proposed in Kalama, WA.
Today the Port of St. Helens unanimously approved a proposal by Global Partners to remove the API limit at their Port Westward oil/ethanol facility, which opens the door for heavier oils like tar sands.
“Oil pollution from dams must stop,” states Brett VandenHeuvel, Executive Director for Columbia Riverkeeper. “People rely on clean water and healthy salmon runs. It’s past time for the Douglas County PUD to protect clean water in the Columbia River.”
Today, a dozen Oregon and national organizations, representing family farm, environmental, animal welfare, and public health interests, are calling on Oregon legislators and leaders to stop any further expansion of new or existing mega-dairies in Oregon until the state can protect people, animals