Coal Export Threatens the Northwest
Compelling three-minute video highlights plans to export dirty U.S. coal to Asia. Local voices from Longview, Bellingham, Hood River, and Portland share how coal trains and terminals will harm their communities.
“Sometimes” (the Coal Train Song) by Dana Lyons is written about the proposed coal export train which would carry 100 million tons of coal a year from Wyoming and Montana to ports in Washington and Oregon, and then shipped to Asia to make electricity.
Izzy from China describes how coal has destroyed her province.
Hundreds joined Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. in Portland on May 7, 2012 to rally against exporting coal through Pacific Northwest to Asia. Clean Coal Is A Dirty Lie. Visit http://www.columbiariverkeeper.org to learn more.