Monthly Archives: June 2012

Got $60 worth of coal-in-the-ground? BLM will give you a buck and change for it.

Getting a GRIP on Climate Solutions Blog, June 21, 2012 by KC Golden, Policy Director at Climate Solutions, a Northwest-based nonprofit Recent talk about leaving coal in the ground got me thinking:  What’s it worth there? The question looms large in light of … Continue reading

Posted in Coal Exports, coal terminals, Environment | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Coal clash hits close to home

The Columbian, June 24, 2012 By Aaron Corvin and Andrea Damewood After a successful fight to stop a biomass energy plant from going into downtown Vancouver, Sarah Collmer, Heather Lehman and fellow members of the Clark County Clean Air Coalition … Continue reading

Posted in Coal Exports, coal terminals, Environment, Pollution | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Scope of Corps’ coal port review unclear

Independent Record, Helena, MT, June 22, 2012 By Sanjay Talwani The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has replied to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber regarding the potential scope of its environmental review of expansive new ports on the West Coast, but … Continue reading

Posted in Coal Exports, coal terminals, Environment, Pollution | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Communicating Coal Conference to be held in Denver, Colorado

Communicating Coal, a conference on driving the transition from coal to clean energy. When/Where is Communicating Coal? July 11-13 in Denver, Colorado This year is pivotal for moving beyond coal and transitioning to cleaner forms of energy.  From the federal level, … Continue reading

Posted in Coal Exports | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Morrow Pacific Coal Export: 6 Things To Know

Ecotrope, Oregon Public Broadcasting, June 19, 2012 By Cassandra Profita I’m working on a radio story about the Morrow Pacific coal export project. That means I am trying to capture the sound of something that doesn’t exist yet. Tricky. In … Continue reading

Posted in Coal Exports, coal terminals, Environment, Pollution | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cheap Coal Is Dead. Long Live Renewables. Part 1

Bloomberg, June 19, 2012 By Carl Pope “Sustainable Energy for All” is the main theme for this week’s Rio+20 United Nations gathering in Brazil. The challenge of making energy both accessible and sustainable has grown more complicated in the past … Continue reading

Posted in Coal Exports, coal terminals, Environment, Pollution | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Several ways to stay informed with Coal Train Facts

The goal at Coal Train Facts is to inform and engage those who would be affected by the export of Powder River Basin coal to Asia. They provide clear, verifiable and easy-to-access information and resources.  Their current focus is the … Continue reading

Posted in Coal Exports, coal terminals, Environment, Pollution | Tagged , , | Leave a comment