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Portland City Council won’t even consider that massive north Portland propane terminal

ILWU Local 8 victory in opposing Pembina propane export terminal in Portland

ILWU Local 8 victory in opposing Pembina propane export terminal in Portland

[Note: you can help shore up Local 8’s victory by voting NO in this online poll ASAP. Thank you! -Editors]

From the Portland Mercury:

Mayor Charlie Hales’ office has pulled a June 10 hearing over zoning changes that would allow a massive propane terminal in North Portland, with no plans to take up the matter going forward.

Barring intervention from another commissioner, the move effectively ends Pembina Pipeline’s plans to build the $500 million terminal at a plot of Port of Portland land on the Columbia River—at least as currently envisioned. The project needs permissions to criss-cross protected beach land with propane piping. Pembina was counting on city council to enact zoning changes to allow that use.

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