Monthly Archives: May 2013

Big Coal Faces Big Opposition in Pacific Northwest

Truthout, May 25, 2013 By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence | Report Earlier this month, grassroots climate and anti-extraction activists in the Pacific Northwest scored a victory over one of the world’s most powerful industries. Kinder Morgan, an energy company that … Continue reading

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Coal Exports, Bad for the Environment — Duh

Huff Post Green, May 22, 2013 By Kyle Ash Coal exports are good for the environment — they are actually saying this. In Oregon and Washington State the coal industry has been pushing this line at town hall meetings, government … Continue reading

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Proposed fossil fuel exports from the Northwest | Sightline Institute Report

Sightline Daily, May 15, 2013 by Eric de Place Across British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington there are active proposals for seven new or expanded coal terminals, three new oil pipelines, and six new natural gas pipelines. The projects are distinct, … Continue reading

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Kinder Morgan drops plans to build coal export terminal at Port of St. Helens industrial park

The Oregonian, May 8, 2013 By Scott Learn Terminal developer Kinder Morgan will not go forward with a proposal to export coal to Asia from the Port Westward industrial park on the Columbia River, a company spokesman said this morning.  … Continue reading

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Coal Exports: An Update On Pacific Northwest Coal Fights

DeSmogBlog, April 28, 2013 Guest Post by Josephine Ferorelli There is not enough room in the national headlines for all the battles between fossil fuel expansion projects and climate activists occurring right now. But the Keystone XL proposal’s public comment … Continue reading

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