Monthly Archives: November 2013

Documents Reveal Coal Exporter Disturbed Native American Archaeological Site At Cherry Point

Oregon Public Broadcasting · EarthFix, November 25, 2013 By Ashley Ahearn Documents show how the company that wants to build a coal terminal along Washington state’s Puget Sound has already disturbed a well-documented archaeological site, without consulting nearby tribes. This is … Continue reading

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State Officials From Coal Country Tell Washington Regulators to Watch Their Step on Coal-Port Permits

Washington State Wire | News of Capitol Importance, November 21, 2013 By Erik Smith State officials from coal country are telling Washington regulators they need to watch their step. As a public-comment period finally ends on a Longview coal-terminal project, … Continue reading

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Montana Environmental Information Center Say NO to Arch Coal’s Dirty Export Facility in Washington State

Montana Environmental Information Center Comments Due by November 18th Arch Coal has submitted an application in the State of Washington for a permit to build a massive coal export facility. We need your help to convince Washington to say NO! … Continue reading

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5 Unexpected Ways Climate Change Will Impact the Northwest

EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting November 5, 2013 The top climate scientists in the Northwest have published a new report that surveys the many regional impacts of climate change. It captures impacts large and small, from the hairy woodpecker which … Continue reading

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New Research Provides Evidence Of Coal Dust Escaping From Trains

EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting November 4, 2013 SEATTLE — New research results suggest coal trains are contributing to the Northwest’s air pollution. That’s according to the preliminary results of a University of Washington atmospheric and environmental scientist’s crowdfunded study. … Continue reading

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Coal trains cause air quality issues

KING5 News, Seattle, Washington, November 4, 2013 New research by a University of Washington Bothell professor finds coal and diesel trains in our region pose air quality issues and could impact the health of people living near the railroad tracks. … Continue reading

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More Carbon than Keystone: Peabody Energy and Warren Buffett Ship Coal to China

The Washington Spectator, November 1, 2013 By Lou Dubose Bellingham, Washington At dusk on a warm Wednesday afternoon in September, a Lummi couple in their sixties had just finished picking kelp out of a gill net they had stretched out … Continue reading

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