Sightline Institute Pipeline On Rails report. There is a nice short video which summarizes the report.If you would like to write a comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Tesoro-Savage Vancouver Energy oil terminal comments can be submitted until January 22nd, here:
I will be using this cheat sheet to write my comments DEIS Comment Cheat Sheet
This page with hearing information, www.standuptooil.org/tesoro-savage, includes links to a Snapshot of Harms and Risks and a DEIS Comment Cheat Sheet.
Two other resources are
One issue that has come up is that the terminal's Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was written by former BNSF employees. So there's a petition about that:
http://www.forestethics.org/action/should-railroad-insiders-be-hired-convince-us-how-safe-oil-trains-areAnd just to cover all the bases, here is a collection of online petitions opposing the terminal; personalize them with your own comments where available:
Columbia Riverkeeper: http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/50797/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=16577
And finally, if you're feeling naughty...
This Vancouver Energy site offers a form letter in support of the terminal; be sure to put "opposition" in the subject line, and substitute your own message: http://www.vancouverenergyvoice.com/
Have Fun,Arvia Morris
Chair Washington Democratic Environmental Caucus (WaDEC) please like our FB page for updates https://www.facebook.com/washdec/Chair 43rd District Enviro Caucus