Monthly Archives: February 2012

Proposal For Longview Coal Export Terminal Returns

Earthjustice, February 28, 2012 by David Lawlor Columbia River facility would ship 44 million tons of coal annually. The shipping and logistics company Millennium Bulk Terminals last week filed applications for federal, state and county permits to build a coal … Continue reading

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Meeting tonight in The Dalles, Oregon — Learn more about coal export and the impacts

Coal shipments will deposit tons of coal dust from the uncovered rail cars on our land and water, increase train noise and cause additional delays at rail road crossings due to slow 1.5 mile long trains. Attend a meeting and … Continue reading

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Port approach on coal lease disappointing, but not surprising

The South County Spotlight (Clatskanie, Oregon) Editorial, Pamplin Publishing Group, February 22, 2012 Port of St. Helens officials are taking a smattering of public relations flak for their approach toward approval of land leases for two prospective coal loading projects. … Continue reading

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Guest opinion: Fight coal exports, trains

The Spokesman-Review, February 26, 2012 By Jan Hoem Imagine 40 coal trains a day added to the trains now moving through our communities. Coal companies are hard at work to make this happen. As the United States retires coal-fired power plants … Continue reading

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Letter from City of Mosier, OR, to state officials announces strong opposition to proposed coal terminals

Coal Train Facts, February 17, 2012 The Mosier City Council has written a letter to Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and other state officials announcing their strong opposition to the proposed new coal terminals “which could result in an untenable increase … Continue reading

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Coal terminal permit application kicks off another lengthy review process

The Daily News Online – Serving The Lower Columbia by Barbara LaBoe, February 23, 2012 It will be several months before Cowlitz County commissioners make any decision on the newly proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals coal terminal, officials said Thursday. Millennium … Continue reading

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Millennium Bulk Terminals files paperwork with county for $600 million coal terminal

The Daily News Online – Serving The Lower Columbia By Erik Olson, February 23, 2012 Millennium Bulk Terminals is proposing to build a $600 million terminal west of Longview to export 44 million tons of coal annually, an amount that … Continue reading

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