Category Archives: Community Investment

Terminal boosts the Port’s mission

Vancouver Energy is an important piece of the Port of Vancouver’s future as an economic engine for the region.
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VE fund donates to education program

The Vancouver Energy Community Fund recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Fort Vancouver National Trust’s Pearson Field Education Center, a STEM-based aviation education program.
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Terminal commits to community

In a recent interview on KXL-FM, Vancouver Energy General Manager Jared Larrabee discusses the project’s numerous commitments to safety. These commitments include starting operations of the proposed terminal at 50 percent of optimal capacity, and allowing capacity to increase only after demonstrating the safe operation of the facility.
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Survey shows support for crude by rail

A new survey from G2 Public Strategies shows that a majority of Washington voters support shipping crude oil by rail and believe that shipping products by rail is safe. Most Washington voters also support making the U.S. less dependent on foreign oil, according to the survey. Go here for the survey’s full results.
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Vancouver Energy helps local schools

Kris Greene, a Vancouver small business owner, member of the East Vancouver Business Association and former president of the Evergreen School District Foundation in Vancouver, shared her perspective on the benefits of Vancouver Energy.
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Terminal creates jobs, energy independence

Miles Bond, a longtime Vancouver resident, describes the benefits Vancouver Energy will bring to the region.
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Vancouver Energy boosts public services

Ann Donnelly, a Vancouver businesswoman and a leading regional advocate for the mentally ill and their families, describes the benefits Vancouver Energy will bring to the region.
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Vancouver Energy is good for the region

Mike Bridges, President of the Longview/Kelso Building and Construction Trades Council, describes how Vancouver Energy would bring more family-wage jobs to the Port of Vancouver.
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Business, labor leaders pen op-ed

Business and labor leaders in favor of Vancouver Energy have formed a new coalition to support the proposed oil-by-rail terminal at the Port of Vancouver. The group is designed to show there is “a level of support in the broader community for a project that holds the potential to create jobs while enhancing our energy independence.” Two members of the Coalition also recently wrote an op-ed in the Everett Herald.
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