In the 25 years since the Exxon Valdez spill, oil exports from Alaska have waned. But the fossil-fuel industry has now turned its attention to making the Pacific Northwest a gateway. Above, the oil and chemical tanker Overseas Sifnos is seen at the Cherry Point Refinery near Ferndale, Whatcom County.
With Proposition 1 trailing, King County officials said they'll proceed with a scenario they've warned about for months.
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