Monthly Archives: January 2014

Is the Smart Money Bailing on Northwest Coal Exports?

Sightline Daily | News & Views for a Sustainable Northwest, January 8, 2014 By Eric de Place [This post is part of the research project: Northwest Coal Exports] The news is everywhere: finance titan Goldman Sachs is selling off its … Continue reading

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New Film Exposes Climate Threats of Powder River Basin Coal Mining and Exports

EcoNews, Powered by EcoWatch Originally posted June 14, 2013 A Pacific Northwest coal project is threatening the global environment on a scale greater than the Keystone Pipeline, but most people have never heard of it. Momenta, a documentary collaboration between … Continue reading

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Major Victory for Clean Water in Coal Export Battle

EcoNews, Powered by EcoWatch January 3, 2014 The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington denied a motion to dismiss, allowing the Clean Water Act case to proceed against BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) for coal contamination of U.S. … Continue reading

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Major Victory: Coal Dust Case Advances Against BNSF for U.S. Clean Water Act Violations

Sierra Club National, Press Release, January 3, 2014 By Krista Collard Court gives green light for water pollution lawsuit to proceed, major implications for coal shipper. Spokane, WA — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington denied … Continue reading

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