washington oil terminal

Company: Rejection of oil-by-rail project 'anti-development'

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - The joint venture that wanted to build what would have been the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal says Gov. Jay Inslee's rejection of a permit "sends a clear anti-development message."The Vancouver Energy project, a venture of Savage Companies and Andeavor, formerly known as Tesoro Corp., proposed to receive about 360,000 barrels of North American crude oil a day by trains at the port of Vancouver along the Columbia River.

Gov. Inslee rejects permit for oil-by-rail terminal in Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has rejected a permit for a massive oil-by-rail terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington state.Inslee said in a statement Monday that he agreed with the recommendation of a state energy panel, which voted in December to deny the application of the Vancouver Energy project.