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Jan. 8, 2014: Today the Port of Portland announced that it is withdrawing its application to the City of Portland to annex West Hayden Island for Marine Industrial Development. More...

West Hayden Island - Jim Labbe

Dec. 13, 2013: First, Oregon courts ruled that the Port violated the Oregon Constitution by rejecting "Clearcut" billboards purchased by Oregon Wild, Audubon, Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity. More...

Dec. 5, 2013: A new Oregonian article should make folks wonder why we would want to put another Port facility on West Hayden Island. More...

A Hanjin Shipping Co. vessel berths at the Port of Portland's Terminal 6, where comparatively slow loading and unloading of ships is causing the South Korean ocean carrier to threaten pulling out. (Benjanmin Brink/The Oregonian)

Oct. 10, 2013: The next chapter of "Showdown on West Hayden Island" begins. The City Council work session just began - there will be no public testimony. The council chamber is full of opponents to annexation. We will provide updates over the next 2 hours. More...

Work session - Bob Sallinger

Sept. 16, 2013: City Council has announced that it will have a West Hayden Island work session on October 10 from 2:30-4 p.m. There will be no public testimony taken at this time. Instead, City Council will hear from the Planning and Sustainability Commission. More...

West Hayden Island landscape - David Redthunder

Sept. 3, 2013: The Planning and Sustainability Commission has forwarded its recommendations to City Council. It is worth reading the letters from the entire PSC as well as Commissioners Houck and Oxman. All three letters raise huge, very significant concerns about this project. More...

By David Redthunder

Filed under: Advocacy Opportunity

July 22, 2013: Today's front-page article in the Oregonian's print edition says it all about West Hayden Island -- "Greenbacks Versus Greenery." Please take a few minutes and write City Council today and tell them that you oppose development on West Hayden Island. We need to take advantage of this article to send a strong and clear message. More...

Pacific Chorus Frog on West Hayden Island - David Redthunder

On July 9, 2013, the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission voted 7-3 to annex West Hayden Island and 10-0 to adopt an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to address natural resource and community impacts that will occur as a result of this development. More...

Bald Eagle on West Hayden Island - David Redthunder

July 2, 2013: Portland Audubon has called on the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission to vote "no" on annexation and rezoning of West Hayden Island for Port of Portland development. The death of the Columbia River Crossing means the assumptions supporting the West Hayden Island development are fatally flawed. More...

Red-tailed Hawk on West Hayden Island - David Redthunder

June 15, 2013: Oil trains are coming to the Port of Vancouver. Tesoro has just put in a pre-application to build a new oil train facility at the Port of Vancouver, directly across from West Hayden Island. More...

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