Dec 2019 – National News

2019 was the year that Fracking fell apart

Canadian crude-by-rail shipments ready to surge, spurring new investment

Oil tax hike may imperil Alaskan ‘renaissance,’ governor says

Protester repeatedly stop train carrying coal to power plant

State, tribe to develop Dakota Access pipeline spill plan

A Major but Little-Known Supporter of Climate Denial: Freight Railroads

Record FELA Sanctions and Verdict Awards Upheld For ‘Pervasive’ Discovery Misconduct Against BNSF

Hennepin County jury awards $15 million to rail worker who inhaled noxious fumes

‘All I could see was flames’: Sask. crude oil train derailment fills sky with smoke, fire

Sask. First Nation concerned about massive oil leak from train derailment

Permian Basin gas could help fuel natural gas-to-gasoline plant

State must do much more to get off fossil fuels (NY)

Video: Huge CP Oil Train Inferno in rural Saskatchewan

ConocoPhillips owned oil on train that derailed in Sask., leaked 1.5M litres

Sask Oil Train: 33 cars derailed, and 19 of those spilled essentially their entire contents

Goldman Sachs will not finance oil drilling in Arctic Wildlife Refuge

U.S. rail carrier reportedly cracked down on same retrofitted tank type involved in fiery Sask. derailment

Derailed Sask. CP train leaked more than 6 times the amount of oil than 2016 Husky pipeline spill

Report cites TPC Group for unauthorized butadiene release in 2018

Derailed crude oil train cars leaked, ignited despite enhanced safety features

Chevron’s LNG exit adds to roster of companies walking away from Canadian energy

Ever hear of a nurdle? The western Pa. ethane cracker could bring this new form of pollution to the Ohio River

Enterprise, Enbridge join forces to develop offshore crude oil export terminal

Prosecutor: ‘Buy-a-badge’ pipeline security plan was illegal

Chevron ushers in oil’s era of the sober-major

Exxon Mobil gets five-year extension to complete Golden Pass LNG

Tellurian gets green light for groundwork on Driftwood LNG

Kinder Morgan’s Elba Island LNG poised for first export shipment

Cameron LNG begins production on Train 2

Dec 2019 – PNW News

Natural gas industry’s $1 million PR campaign sets up fight over Northwest’s energy future

2019 Sightline Report Update: Mapping BC’s LNG Proposals

Peter DeFazio announces opposition to Jordan Cove

Another Settlement Reached Over Columbia And Snake River Dams Leaking Oil

Port of Quincy to Expand its Intermodal Terminal in Central Washington

Trans Mountain Pipeline Makes Landmark Step Forward

Air agency approves Tacoma gas plant. Foes vow to fight on

Upon urging from youth activists, Tacoma City Council to vote on climate emergency

Tacoma liquefied natural gas site gains permit approval

Tacoma LNG project receives regulator emissions clearance

CER approves Kitimat LNG export application

Federal regulator approves expanded Kitimat LNG gas export licence

Cedar LNG steps ahead with impact assessment

Some leaking diesel fuel from train reaches Columbia River

Opinion: Brown needs to join urban and rural Oregonians in standing against Jordan Cove

Readers respond: Jordan Cove and pipeline are bad idea

Tribe, others decry Tacoma LNG ruling

Puyallup Tribe, environmental groups file two appeals against LNG permit

Port of Longview Commission OKs consultant contracts for rail expansion, Berth 4 projects

Ecology working on Kalama methanol plant emissions review

Washington’s Ecology director to step down at the end of the year

Environmental groups, Puyallup Tribe oppose permit approved for liquid natural gas facility

Why can’t Puyallup Tribe and Tacoma stand together on climate change? 3 letters: LNG

Local groups express disappointment in LNG decision; plans for appeal are in works

Tacoma LNG facility gains permit approval from clean air agency after long, hard fight

Tacoma liquefied natural gas site gains permit approval

Update: Train leaks 500 gallons of diesel in Tri-Cities. Some went into the Columbia River

Coal exports choked by green-minded towns on West Coast

Wyoming governor considers suing Washington over terminal

DA won’t file charges against pipeline protesters

No charges against Oregon pipeline protesters who occupied Gov. Kate Brown’s office, DA says