Preventing oil spills and ensuring safe transport of what is already here
WEC works to pass protection measures that increase our state’s ability to prevent and prepare for oil spills. The 2019 Oil Transportation Safety bill establishes tug escort requirements for oil barges and tankers in the Salish Sea and evaluates an Emergency Rescue Towing Vessel for Haro Strait.
Stop Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project in Canada
We help build support in Washington state to oppose the Trans Mountain project that, if built, would result in a sevenfold increase of oil tanker traffic in the Salish Sea.