Port of Port Angeles negotiating with mystery candidate for executive director spot – Negotiations are progressing quickly between Port of Port Angeles attorney Simon Barnhart and a mystery candidate for executive director.
Army Corps plans narrow review of proposed coal terminal – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced plans Tuesday to perform a narrow environmental review of a proposed terminal on the Columbia River that would ship millions of tons of coal to Asia.
Oil-train safety emerges as hot environmental issue in Olympia – Washington state Democrats and Republicans are pushing different proposals on how to respond to statistics showing that more oil spilled in the United States last year than in the 37 previous years combined.
Port’s negotiation with Irish developer may face critics – At today’s Port of Bellingham commission meeting, commissioners will be asked to approve the start of negotiations with Harcourt Developments Limited, a Dublin-based firm best known for a huge Belfast project that includes a Titanic museum on the site of a shipyard where the ill-fated ocean liner was built.
Oil train safety: Political wreck ahead? – Republicans and Democrats appear to be at odds over how to protect people and the environment from increased oil shipments.
Big ship gets a warm welcome at Port of Olympia – On its first visit, Macaw Arrow carries tons of ‘fracking sands’ bound for oil fields.