Monthly Archives: January 2012

The “Coal Train”– Exporting Coal, feature in the Eugene Weekly

The broad scope of this affects dozens of localities in the Northwest: Eugene, Portland, Seattle, Tacoma, Grays Harbor, Hood River, Spokane, Missoula, Yakima, Salem, Bellingham, Longview, Coos Bay, Boardman, St. Helens, Vancouver, and Leavenworth, and the sites where coal is … Continue reading

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Port of St. Helens approves coal export agreements with two companies

Port of St. Helens commissioners have approved agreements with two companies that want to export coal, adding to the scramble to ship coal to Asia through Northwest ports. The commissioners voted in favor of coal export — potentially up to … Continue reading

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Send a letter to the Oregonian expressing your opposition to the proposed coal export terminals at Port Westward

It is very important to send a letter to the Oregonian today, expressing your opposition to the proposed coal export terminals at Port Westward.  This week, the Port of St. Helens approved coal terminals at Port Westward.  Ambre Energy and … Continue reading

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Attend Important Public Hearing on Coal Export at Port of St. Helens, Wednesday, January 25

Attend Important Public Hearing on Coal Export at the Port of St. Helens Wednesday, January 25, 2012 @ 5:00 P.M. Port of St. Helens, Community Education Center 555 SW Bryant St., Clatskanie, Oregon Proposed site of coal export terminal at Port Westward. Coal export companies have … Continue reading

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Big Coal Eyes Oregon – Oregonians Fight Back « Oregon Sierra Club Blog

Big Coal Eyes Oregon – Oregonians Fight Back « Oregon Sierra Club Blog WHAT:  Coal export hearing at the Port of St. Helens.  Help us pack the house to show you are opposed to dirty and destructive coal in Oregon.  Coal … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Announcing It Will Not Go Forward With Controversial Plan

Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Announcing It Will Not Go Forward With Controversial Plan

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Coal export terminal threatens Oregon — Citizens concerned about health risks

Coal export terminal threatens Oregon | Columbia Riverkeeper — Citizens concerned about health risks The Port of St. Helens, in Oregon, disclosed a proposal for a coal export terminal located on the Columbia River 48 miles downstream of Portland. Energy … Continue reading

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