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Yakama Nation to Coal: And Stay Out

BlueOregon | August 18, 2014 By Michael O’Leary “The Yakama Nation will not rest until the entire regional threat posed by the coal industry to our ancestral lands and waters is eradicated.” ~Yakama Nation Chairman JoDe Goudy. Governor Kitzhaber’s Department … Continue reading

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Oregon Rejects Key Permit for Coal Export Terminal

EcoWatch | August 18, 2014 By Brett VandenHeuvel, Columbia Riverkeeper The state of Oregon stood up to dirty coal exports today by denying a key dock-building permit. This denial is a major victory for residents and climate activists who have … Continue reading

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Federal judge orders Army Corps to release Ambre Energy coal terminal documents

OregonLive.com | August 14, 2014 By Rob Davis It will have taken nearly two years, but an environmental group will finally get the documents it wanted about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review of a proposed Oregon coal export terminal. A … Continue reading

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Broad Scope for Longview Coal Terminal Evaluation Announced

Power Past Coal Press Release, February 12, 2014 Strong EIS will consider coal combustion in China, rail impacts in communities outside Washington Contacts: Gayle Kiser, Landowners and Citizens for a Safe Community (Longview) 360-749-7029 Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky, Columbia Riverkeeper, 503-929-5950 Kimberly … Continue reading

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Coal Trains Run into Stiff Resistance in U.S.

Common Dreams, originally published by Inter Press Service December 28, 2013 By Matthew Charles Cardinale SPOKANE, Washington — Citizens and activists in the U.S. Pacific Northwest are fighting three different proposed coal terminals, including one in Oregon and two in … Continue reading

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Viability of Oregon, Washington coal export terminals threatened by falling Asian prices

The Oregonian, December 13, 2013 By Rob Davis Three years ago, coal was hot. Stoked by insatiable coal-fired Chinese power plants, international demand boomed. Prices soared. Phones rang frequently at Oregon and Washington ports. On the other end? Eager investors … Continue reading

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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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