Monthly Archives: March 2017

State needs maritime infrastructure

David Matsuda, former U.S. Maritime Administrator under President Obama, wrote recently in The Hill about the state of Washington’s need for more port and maritime infrastructure. Matsuda was also the co-author of a report last fall from the Washington Maritime Federation about how state leaders can help’s the state’s maritime industry.
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Labor leader interviewed on terminal

Mike Bridges, President of the Longview/Kelso Building and Construction Trades Council, was interviewed recently on News 101 KXL (Portland-Vancouver) about labor’s support for the Vancouver Energy terminal.
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Tri-Cities leaders support terminal

Derek Brownson, a Tri-Cities business executive and president of the Pasco Chamber of Commerce, and Colin Hastings, executive director of the Pasco chamber, wrote recently in the Tri-City Herald about why the state should approve the Vancouver Energy project.
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Port Commission extends terminal lease

The Port Commissioners voted 2-1 to not cancel Vancouver Energy's lease at the Port of Vancouver, thereby allowing an extension to the lease through June 30. We’re pleased with the decision by the Port Commission to allow the automatic extension of our lease, which affirms the value of the Vancouver Energy project, and demonstrates the Port’s continued commitment to the project and allowing EFSEC’s review to be completed. We look forward to our continued partnership with the Port.
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Terminal provides update to Port

Vancouver Energy sent a letter this week to Port of Vancouver Commission President Brian Wolfe to update the Port Commission on progress in the permitting process for the terminal. The letter, which you can read in full here, describes the most significant changes and improvements to both the project and to the whole supply chain since the project’s inception.
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