Monthly Archives: September 2012

Taking a stance on coal

Ballard News-Tribune, September 26, 2012 By Zachariah Bryan As election season closes in, ads circulate the television and people with petitions go around town, there is one question that is beginning to grow in the minds of Ballardites: Does Ballard … Continue reading

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The Silent Epidemic of Health Hazards Caused by Coal

EcoWatch, September 24, 2012 University at Buffalo Coal kills. That’s the message of The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health by Alan H. Lockwood, MD, University at Buffalo emeritus professor of neurology. Lockwood’s book examines how human … Continue reading

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Public Comment Period Opens for the Gateway Pacific Terminal

Communitywise Bellingham website, September 24, 2012 Public Comment for Gateway Pacific Terminal open from September 24, 2012 to January 21, 2013 The scoping period began on September 24, 2012. Written comments regarding the scope of the EIS—including the environmental analysis, … Continue reading

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Lummi Nation Gather to Denounce Largest Coal Exporting Facility in North America

EcoWatch, September 20, 2012 On Sept. 21, the Hereditary Chief and leaders of the Lummi Nation will gather with the community at Cherry Point, 14 miles northwest of Bellingham, WA, to speak about the importance of working together to honor … Continue reading

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Portland City Council passes resolution against coal trains

The Oregonian, September 19, 2012 By Scott Learn Portland’s City Council voted 3-0 Wednesday to oppose coal trains running through town until the Army Corps of Engineers fully evaluates the impacts of exporting coal to Asia through the Northwest. “I … Continue reading

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Fish vs. Coal

Sightline Daily, September 19, 2012 By Clark Williams-Derry [This post is part of the research project: Northwest Coal Exports] The Army Corps of Engineers has some explaining to do. They’ve just announced that, at least for the time being, Ambre … Continue reading

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Army Corps keeps Ambre Energy’s Oregon coal export project on fast track for now

The Oregonian, September 18,2012 By Scott Learn Ambre Energy’s fast-track project to export coal to Asia through Oregon ports is staying on the fast track for now. The Portland office of the Army Corps of Engineers, which is reviewing Ambre’s … Continue reading

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