“O Canada, these are Our Waters, too!”

AHOY, SAFE SHIPPERS! Just when you thought you had sent in your comments on every possible project proposal that would increase vessel traffic and accident and oil spill risk in our waters, along comes yet another. This one is just across the border. THE PROJECTThe Centerm Expansion Project in Vancouver BC would increase container ship traffic through Georgia Strait, Boundary Pass, Haro […]

Comments due on Tesoro Savage Oil Terminal DEIS – January 22, 2016

SAFE SHIPPERS NEVER GIVE UP! The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Tesoro Savage Petroleum Terminal in Vancouver, Washington is now ready for our comments. Safe Shippers submitted comment letters in December 2013 and August 2015 asking our State to consider islanders’ unique concerns — concerns about the impacts from this project on the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales, and concerns about the impacts […]

Mission accomplie! Safe Shippers send letter to Canada!

16 months after applying and being accepted to comment, and after many delays and extensions on Canada’s part, San Juan Islanders for Safe Shipping just submitted our letter to Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) asking them to reject the Kinder Morgan pipeline saying: “We are writing to voice our opposition to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion […]