Category: News Releases

Court of Appeals rules in favor of Port of Vancouver USA on SEPA appeal

On Aug. 25, 2015, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Port of Vancouver USA in an appeal brought by Columbia Riverkeeper and the Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  The Court affirmed the ruling of the Clark County Superior Court that the port’s lease for the Vancouver Energy terminal complies with the State… Read more »

Ribbon cutting celebrates new Port of Vancouver USA rail entrance

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA and its partners cut the ribbon today on a $30 million rail project that will help ensure trains move, goods flow from regional businesses and Washington state remains competitive in the global market.Known as the trench, the project is a key part of the port’s $275 million… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners to consider waterfront design concepts Aug. 11

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Port of Vancouver USA consultant NBBJ will present four waterfront design concepts during a Board of Commissioners workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 11.What:      Commission workshop for the Port of Vancouver’s waterfront projectWhen:     Noon on Tuesday, Aug. 11Where:    Port administrative office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Road, VancouverThis commission workshop is open to the public…. Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA settles Public Records Act lawsuit

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA settled its lawsuit with Clark County Natural Resources Council and John Karpinski on Wednesday, Aug. 5.The plaintiffs’ suit contended that a redacted version of the Vancouver Energy lease provided by the port in response to a May 2014 public records request was improper.As part of the settlement… Read more »

The Sawicki Group LLC chosen as Port of Vancouver USA energy project safety consultant

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners today approved selection of The Sawicki Group LLC (TSG) as the port’s safety consultant for energy projects.The contract with Blaine, Washington-based TSG is not to exceed $200,000 for up to three years of services. TSG’s initial scope of work includes review of Vancouver Energy’s… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA holding July 28 public hearing for supplemental budget

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA is holding a public hearing for its 2015 supplemental budget on Tuesday, July 28.The hearing will be part of the regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting, which begins at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the port’s administrative office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Road, Vancouver.The supplemental budget includes a… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA asks governor to require public schedule for EFSEC review of Vancouver Energy

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Port of Vancouver USA CEO Todd Coleman called on Gov. Jay Inslee yesterday to direct the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) to issue a public schedule for its review of Vancouver Energy, the proposed crude oil transload facility at the port.Coleman’s request comes on the heels of an EFSEC announcement that… Read more »

Port hosting two waterfront project events, July 14 and 15

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Hear updates and learn more about the Port of Vancouver USA’s waterfront development project at two public events next week.What: Port of Vancouver waterfront development project eventsCommission Workshop: Noon, Tuesday, July 14 – Waterfront market analysis commission workshop at the port office, 3103 NW Lower River Road, VancouverPublic Open House: 5 to… Read more »

Port, partners and community open new section of multiuse trail along NW Lower River Road

VANCOUVER, Wash. – A crowd of about 100 state and local partners, walkers, bicyclists and Port of Vancouver USA staff converged on a spot along Northwest Lower River Road today to cut the ribbon on a new section of multiuse trail and celebrate improved connectivity for the community.The half-mile section of beautifully landscaped, asphalt trail… Read more »

Port of Vancouver USA waterfront workshop scheduled for June 18

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Join the Port of Vancouver USA and its consultant, NBBJ, at a workshop for the port’s waterfront revitalization project Thursday, June 18.What:             Commission workshop for the Port of Vancouver’s waterfront projectWhen:             Noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18Where:          Port administrative office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Road, VancouverThis commission workshop is open… Read more »