Oil money pours into Washington state port election ahead of major decision on crude by rail terminal

(Source: DeSmog Blog, November 6, 2017)

NEW YORK — An election in southern Washington could decide the fate of the country’s largest proposed crude-by-rail terminal, and has recently come under heavy scrutiny as a rush of oil money has flowed into the campaign treasury of Port of Vancouver candidate Kris Greene. Greene’s campaign has ties to a GOP lobbying and PR firm that did crisis communications for the Dakota Access pipeline and created fake grassroots groups supporting the tobacco industry.

Full story: DeSmog Blog

Tuesday, November 07, 2017