Inslee and the state work to increase oil-by-rail safety

Op-ed: Canadian oil pipeline is giant step backward

Op-ed in The Seattle Times: Canadian oil pipeline is giant step backward 

Op-ed: Inslee: Congress must act now on oil trains

Op-ed in the Columbian: Inslee: Congress must act now on oil trains

Inslee requests feds remove state from offshore drilling plan

Inslee issues decision to reject permit for Vancouver Energy Distribution Terminal project

Gov. Jay Inslee today notified state regulators that he agrees with their unanimous recommendation to reject Tesoro Savage's application to build a new terminal at the Port of Vancouver.

Inslee statement following call with Sec. Zinke regarding offshore drilling plan

West Coast governors condemn Trump Administration’s pursuit of Pacific Coast offshore drilling

Washington Governor Jay Inslee, California Governor Jerry Brown and Oregon Governor Kate Brown today issued this joint statement following 

Inslee and Brown blast Trump Administration efforts to roll back oil train safety

Govs. Jay Inslee and Kate Brown are blasting the Trump Administration’s actions to roll back rules that improve oil train safety.

Pacific Coast Governors Issue Statement on Presidential Executive Order on Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling

OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., and Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued the following statement today in response to a presidential executive order to revise offshore oil and gas leasing in federal waters:

ICYMI: Federal railroad authorities and Union Pacific reach agreement on inspection and maintenance improvements

Gov. Jay Inslee issued the following statement regarding the agreement between the Federal Railroad Administration and Union Pacific following the Mosier oil trail derailment: 

Inslee meets with federal railroad authorities, calls for halt to Bakken crude oil trains until new safety measures enacted

Op-ed by Gov. Inslee: Congress must act now on oil trains

Governor Inslee's op-ed in The Columbian published June 16, 2016

Inslee statement on oil train derailment in Columbia River Gorge

“Today’s derailment of a train carrying Bakken crude oil in the Columbia River Gorge is yet another reminder of the risks and concerns of crude-by-rail transport in our region. I join Gov. Brown in commending the swift response from Oregon’s public safety and transportation officials.

Statement by Gov. Jay Inslee on legislative passage of the Oil Transportation Safety Act

“Today, legislators did the right thing and approved a much-needed bill to improve the oversight of crude oil being transported through Washington and our ability to prevent and respond to oil spills. This was one of my top priorities for this session and I particularly want to thank Rep.

Policy Brief: Oil Transportation Safety Legislation

Citing rail safety concerns, Inslee issues directive to increase oil safety, spill prevention and response efforts in Washington

In response to rapid changes in how crude oil is shipped through the Pacific Northwest, Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a directive to state agencies to increase the state’s oil spill prevention and response efforts.

Gov. Inslee gets draft oil transport study, says state and federal governments must do more

Findings confirm emergent risks to public health and safety

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