We Won! Portland Denies Land Use Compatibility Statement for Zenith Energy

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We did it! In response to years of organizing by Oregon PSR members and partners, the City of Portland today denied a Land Use Compatibility Statement, declaring that Zenith’s oil-by-rail storage and transfer facility in NW Portland is inconsistent with the City’s land use rules.

This is a huge victory for climate justice and the health of our communities. Much gratitude to all of you who called and wrote to city council, testified, rallied, kayaked, vigiled, planted a garden on the tracks, train-spotted, or risked arrest. Together with our many partners, we have stopped Zenith’s crude oil transport and won big for climate justice and the health of our communities. Today is a day to celebrate! 

Read the city’s statement here.