Tag Archives: Patty Murray

Permits filed for third Oil-by-rail terminal at Port of Grays Harbor

SEATTLE – U.S. Development Group is seeking permits to build an oil terminal on the Washington coast that could handle about 45,000 barrels of crude oil a day. The $80 million proposal at the Port of Grays Harbor is one of

Quinault Nation Declares State of Emergency

Fawn Sharp, President of the Quinault Indian Nation, declared a state of emergency Tuesday night due to a breach in the Taholah seawall and destruction of a smokehouse, other outbuildings and properties in the lower village. The damage was caused

Senator Murray, Representative Kilmer Introduce Legislation to Protect Olympic Peninsula

Ancient Temperate Rainforest in the South Quinault Ridge Proposed Wilderness.

(Washington, D.C.) – After extensive engagement and discussion with residents and local business leaders on the Olympic Peninsula, today Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer introduced the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2014 in

Dicks and Murray Drop Portion of Wild Olympics Proposal, Close in on Legislation

ABERDEEN, Wash. - In an effort to further tame the Wild Olympics proposal, and come closer to legislation, Sen. Patty Murray and Congressman Norm Dicks announced yesterday that the group is dropping the 'willing seller, willing buyer' component of the

Washington Verdict Spotlights Military Discrimination

OLYMPIA, Wash. - A U.S. District Court jury this week awarded $485,000 to a Washington National Guard member who claimed she had been harassed and discriminated against because of her military assignments.

Sgt. Grace Campbell says coworkers at her civilian

Congress Wrestles with Oil Prices, Subsidies, and Speculation

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Another congressional committee is to take up high gasoline prices today with a hearing on what is being called "excessive oil speculation."

Democrats say the Commodity Futures Trading Commission was supposed to put limits on crude