wE WORK TO OPPOSE NEW FOSSIL FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE AND DECREASE FOSSIL FUEL TRANSPORT THROUGHOUT THE NORTHWEST
After years of activism, the Tesoro Savage oil terminal has been unanimously denied by the Port of Vancouver. Watch this short video about our Stand Up to Oil movement, and the growing Thin Green Line of resistance to fossil fuels in the Pacific Northwest.
For more, visit: www.standuptooil.org
The transport and storage of crude oil presents health and safety risks to WA citizens and communities. Oil transport by rail and sea poses grave health risk in the form of tanker explosions, spills, water and air pollution, and contribution to climate change induced disaster and disease.
Coal-fired power plants are the leading global warming culprit in the U.S., accounting for more than 30 percent of our nation's carbon dioxide emissions. They also are one of the nation's largest sources of air pollutants that damage cardiovascular and respiratory health and threaten healthy child development.
FRACKED GAS AND METHANOL
Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," is a natural gas extraction process with severe negative consequences for human health and the climate. WA State is currently facing proposals that would dramatically increase the volume of fracked gas in our region.