Monthly Archives: March 2013

Petition: Terminal & Coal Trains Threat to W. Washington

Petition to be delivered to:  Whatcom County Executive, Public Lands Commissioner Goldmark, Governor Gregoire, The Washington State House, and The Washington State Senate. Petition Statement: Deny the permitting of the Gateway Pacific Terminal and additional coal trains that will threaten … Continue reading

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Washington And Oregon Governors Call For Greenhouse Gas Study

Huffington Post | AP, March 25, 2013 By Phuong Le SEATTLE (AP) — The governors of Washington and Oregon are urging the White House to evaluate the effects of greenhouse gasses that would be emitted elsewhere if the nation’s coal … Continue reading

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Columbia Riverkeeper Informational Meeting Before Columbia County Land Use Hearing

Columbia Riverkeeper, Clean Columbia County, and others will be discussing coal exports and land use changes in Scappoose, Oregon. At this meeting, they will discuss the potential inter-relationship between coal exports and the Port’s proposed land use change. The Port’s proposal … Continue reading

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Coal Dust’s Environmental Impacts

EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting, March 12, 2013 By Ashley Ahearn This is the second in a two-part series.  Read more, watch video…

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What Coal-Train Dust Means For Human Health

EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting, March 11, 2013 By Ashley Ahearn TSAWWASSEN, B.C. — With five coal export terminals under consideration in Washington and Oregon, Northwest residents are grappling for the first time with issues that are old hat in coal … Continue reading

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How Many Gigatons of CO2?

Information Is Beautiful | ideas, issues, knowledge, data — visualized! By David McCandless See larger version by visiting here… Read more by visiting here…

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Video: Tribal Fisherman Sees Coal Threat Looming

EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting, March 5, 2013 Editor’s Note: Should coal from Wyoming and Montana be transported through the Pacific Northwest and shipped to Asia? In our multimedia project, “Voices of Coal,” we bring you nine diverse perspectives from … Continue reading

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