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Inslee report claims dangers of train transport in WA
Inslee report claims dangers of train transport in WA (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Claims New Report Lists Dangers of Transporting Oil in Washington State

Under the guise of "improving" safety and transportation,  Gov. Inslee today will discuss a new report claiming the risks of transporting oil by rail or water in Washington state.

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Coastal Governors oppose new oil and gas leases off Pacific Coast
Coastal Governors oppose new oil and gas leases off Pacific Coast (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee, NW Leaders, Oppose Oil and Gas Leasing Off Pacific Coast

Gov. Inslee, Oregon Gov. Mike Kitzhaber and CA Governor Jerry Brown have signed a letter that's being sent to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, and it could have an impact on our energy independence.

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Middle East unrest raising oil prices
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Middle East Unrest To Raise Your Gas Prices this Summer

It's no surprise, it's happened for decades.  But now we are seeing sharp spikes in gas prices again.

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New controversial fuel being pushed by EPA
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Despite Warnings, EPA Still Moving Ahead with Controversial Ethanol Fuel

Do you know what E-15 is?  Probably not.   It could end up in your gas tank, and possibly void your engine warranty.

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Gas prices set to rise in September
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Gas Prices Set to Spike for Labor Day – Will It Be a Record High for the Holiday?

Again, we are reminded of the importance of energy independence.

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WA oil refinery operating
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Washington Refinery Running – Will Gas Prices Now Dip?

For weeks we've been told part of the reason for skyrocketing NW gas prices is due to the shutdown of the refinery at Cherry Point in Whatcom County.

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oil drilling-pipeline operation
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In Place of Keystone XL, President Obama Now Backing ‘Half Pipeline’

Just weeks after trying to kill the Keystone XL pipeline that would have supplied millions of barrels of oil to the U.S., Obama has thrown his support behind a "half a pipeline" in the U.S.

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oil refinery
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Politicians Want Speculators To Help Curb Gas Prices

We don't normally always agree with D.C. politicians--but in this case, they make sense.

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oil change
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Best Places For An Oil Change in Tri-Cities

I like to pay $35 or less for an oil change. Here are several places you can do that.

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oil companies fined for biofuel that doesn't exist
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Oil Companies Fined For Not Using Biofuel That Doesn’t Exist

This is a story that seemingly would only appear on April 1st, but it's real. Oil company refineries are being fined millions of dollars for not mixing a certain biofuel with gasoline and other products. One problem:  the biofuel doesn't exist!

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