Category Archives: Oil & Gas

How to Submit Comment on BP Cherry Point Dock EIS

Public Comment Period ends on August 6th!   Draft EIS re BP Cherry Point North Wing dock:   Following is a compilation of references, resources, and information on how, where and what to comment on this draft Environmental Impact Statement. For … Continue reading

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SEA at Oil Refinery Hearing April 30th

SEActivists attended and spoke at the Northwest Clean Air Agency hearing in Mount Vernon on April 30th joining with others to express concern about the increased oil transport to refineries such as the Shell Refinery at Anacortes, Wa. Other news … Continue reading

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Neb Gov asks State Sup Ct to overturn lower court on Keystone XL route

See this article from the Daily Kos re Nebraska governor asks state supreme court to overturn lower court ruling on Keystone XL route    by  Meteor BladesFollow  [and furnished to the SEA Change blog by Leonard.] In February, Lancaster County, Nebraska, Judge Stephanie … Continue reading

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Is Seattle Ready for an Oil Train Accident? …. Will it ever be?

Here’s a Crosscut report on the situation with transporting oil by train through Seattle worth reading:  Is Seattle Ready for a Fire on an Oil Train?  

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A Letter to Seattle Council on Oil Trains

A Seattle Climate Activist, Linda M attended the City Hall rally and sent the following email to Seattle City Council Members regarding the need to immediately stop oil trains coming through Seattle before an explosion or derailment causes a disaster, … Continue reading

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Coal and oil: A mix to fuel NW fears

From Crosscut:  The Obama administration’s position is a mystery for those worried about Washington state becoming an energy pipeline to Asia.   A great article for a summary of where the Northwest stands in the cross hairs of oil and coal … Continue reading

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Co2 Coal Emissions Used to Pump More Oil – Is this really sequestration?

Here is an interesting AP article, To Clean Up Coal, Obama Pushes More Oil Production  that describes how a compromise on what is carbon sequestration has led to CO2 emissions now being pumped underground to force more oil out rather than being … Continue reading

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