Category Archives: Communities

Vancouver Scoping Hearing

Vancouver Scoping Hearing When:  Wednesday, December12, 2012, 3:00 PM Where:  Clark College Gaiser Student Center 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA Get Directions This is our chance to have our voices heard.  The Gateway Pacific Terminal, located just outside of … Continue reading

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Columbia River Towns May Team Up To Export Coal

EarthFix, Oregon Public Broadcasting, July 9, 2012 BOARDMAN, Ore. — A train clanks down the tracks as it pulls through the Port of Morrow in Eastern Oregon. It’s not an unusual sight on the edge of Boardman. The rattle and … Continue reading

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Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association passes resolution

The Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association passed a resolution last week!!  Thanks to the amazing work of Peter Cornelison with Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Brett VandenHeuvel with Columbia Riverkeepers for making this happen. Read Resolution…

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Rising coal exports have Montana rail communities braced for worst

The Daily Climate, May 3, 2012 By Douglas Fischer With Asia’s energy demands pulling more U.S. coal to West Coast ports, rail-line communities across Montana fear the effects: More train traffic, health problems, noise and congestion. First part in an … Continue reading

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Guest Viewpoint: Proposed coal exports would have serious health effects

Guest Viewpoint, The Register-Guard, April 28, 2012 By Zoe Weiss As coal plants in the United States continue to close, local organizations around the country appear to have struck a blow to the industry. But in reality, as coal consumption … Continue reading

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Coal Trains & Climate Change: Keep coal in the ground and out of the skies

Connect The Dots :: 5/5/12: Climate Impacts Day Saturday, May 5, 10:00 AM Park-n-Ride, Highway 35 Hood River, Oregon Join in … read about Coal Trains and Climate Change/Connect The Dots Action …

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Anti-Coal Protesters Take Message To Top Oregon Officials

Oregon Public Broadcasting, EarthFix, April 9, 2012 SALEM, Ore. – Environmental groups are mobilizing against proposals to export coal through Northwest terminals. Protesters rallied outside a land use meeting in Salem Monday. They’re asking Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber to block … Continue reading

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