Monthly Archives: November 2012

Via Columbia Riverkeeper: No Coal Workshops

Want an opportunity to learn more about these hearings and craft expert testimony? Attend a pre-hearing workshop in Portland on Saturday, Dec 1st, OR in Hood River on Sunday, Dec 2nd. Light snacks will be provided at both workshops. PORTLAND … Continue reading

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The Carbon Cost of Coal Trains

The Energy Collective, November 25, 2012 By Gary Rondeau The debate is heating up over the transport of coal from mines in Wyoming and Colorado to West Coast ports, where the coal will be shipped to Asian markets. Combining the … Continue reading

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Big Coal Targets Northwest to Get to Asian Markets – Environmentalists Fight Back

Natural Resources News Service, November 26, 2012 By David Rosenfeld In Cherry Point, Washington, north of Bellingham, conservationists have worked for more than a decade to restore the annual herring runs that occur off the coast. Over the past 40 … Continue reading

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Groups Protest Proposed Coal Shipments Through Idaho Panhandle

Boise Weekly, November 21, 2012 By Zach Hagadone ‘When we start putting jobs and the economy ahead of the environment and our children, we’re fools’ A plan by some of the globe’s biggest mining companies to ship hundreds of millions … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars for Important Hearings

Three very important hearings in December could be our best chance at stopping coal exports. You know what is at stake, so let your Gorge voices be heard. Your participation is imperative to making these hearings a success.  Please join … Continue reading

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Hot Topics In Practice Webinar: The Toll of Coal, Health Impacts Of Coal Export In The Northwest, November 20th

National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region Tuesday, November 20th Noon-1 pm, Pacific Time Presenter: Steven Gilbert, PhD, DABT The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice will be presenting its next Hot Topics in Practice webinar: “The Toll … Continue reading

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Activists Push to Halt Coal Exports, Coal Burning | The Lund Report

The Lund Report, November 8, 2012 By Christen McCurdy Local health, environmental and clean energy groups participate in a screening to hear about the struggles of activists in the Coal River Valley of West Virginia November 8, 2012 — The … Continue reading

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