CREATE AGENDA

CREATE AGENDA Thursday, August 17 6pm to 8pm, Blue Scorcher 1. Jordan Cove LNG - It’s time they stopped passing gas  (Dan) 2. Last Tesoro hearing - The Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) will hold one final public hearing on Tuesday, August 22 in Vancouver.  Take action to oppose Tesoro’s water pollution permit  (Dan) 3. …

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Two opportunities for CREATE-ive action

AUGUST 2 Urge Columbia County Commissioners to deny the Port Westward rezone. Attend the public hearing on the proposed rezone at 6:00 p.m. on August 2 at the Clatskanie High School Auditorium, 471 SW Bel Air Drive, Clatskanie. Public testimony will be accepted. Find out more here:   http://salsa4.salsalabs.com/o/50797/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=22672 —- AUGUST 7 The Columbia River Estuary Action Team and …

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Methanol and forestry news

Hello CREATE-ives, Our next CREATE meeting is July 20 at 6pm at the Blue Scorcher.   More news below. From Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky at Columbia Riverkeeper: Instead of being a green leader, Washington just approved the world’s largest fracked natural gas-to-methanol refinery. The methanol refinery could emit more than a million tons of climate pollution every year.1 This …

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CREATE News Summary

CREATE website is https://create-columbia.com Columbia Riverkeeper website is http://columbiariverkeeper.org OIL BY RAIL FROM PORT WESTWARD? The Oregon Public Utilities Commission (Commission) has final say on whether Global Partners can buy massive oil storage tanks from a neighboring industrial site at Port Westward, near Clatskanie, Oregon. The Commission can stop Global Partners’ tank farm expansion if it finds the …

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One million say “no” to coal and oil on the Columbia

FROM COLUMBIA RIVERKEEPER Today is a milestone for everyone who has raised their voices to protect their family’s health and safety, their homes and communities, our shared Northwest waterways and our shared responsibility to head off climate change. Governor Inslee was presented with more than one million messages asking him to say no to more …

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Tribes run for Salmon and dam removal and against LNG Pipeline

The Karuk Tribe, Yurok Tribe and Klamath Tribes will be celebrating the holiday weekend with a 300 mile relay run for Klamath Salmon, showing support for Dam Removal and opposition to the LNG Pipeline Taking part will be youth and mentors from Klamath Basin Tribes and supportive members of the community of all ages. Runners …

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Astoria Parks

Parks info from Astoria City Councillor Cindy Price: How did the Parks & Rec Department get in this situation? Ten years ago the Department was reduced to 14 full-time employees, about half the staff from the previous decade. Over the following ten years, through today, budget cuts further reduced the number of full-time employees in …

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