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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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Oregon coal, oil train expansion subsidies draw elected leaders’ opposition

OregonLive.com | August 7, 2014 By Rob Davis A group of local and state leaders is urging Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and the state’s top transportation officials not to award $6.9 million in subsidies to projects that would aid the … Continue reading

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Dirty Coal Exports Are a ‘Global Shell Game’

Common Dreams, July 28, 2014 By Deirdre Fulton Federal coal leases are essentially a major fossil fuel subsidy, Greenpeace says. U.S. coal exports and the federal coal leasing program threaten to undermine federal, state, and international efforts to reduce carbon … Continue reading

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America’s plan to ship coal supplies to China

Maclean’s — Canada’s only national weekly current affairs magazine By Luiza Ch. Savage, June 10, 2014 America’s dirty secret… Shipping coal to China could wipe out the benefits of Obama’s climate-change policy. The centrepiece of Barack Obama’s climate policy, announced … Continue reading

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About that deadline: State extends coal decision, again, to study fisheries

Sustainable Business Oregon, May 30, 2014 By Mason Walker The decision on whether or not to grant a permit for a high-profile coal export facility proposed near Boardman [Oregon] has been delayed, the eighth such extension for the controversial Morrow … Continue reading

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Stopping Fossil Fuel Exports – An Interview with Bill McKibben

Daily Kos, May 8, 2014 By James Wells People in our corner of northwest Washington have a lot of gratitude to author Bill McKibben. In addition to his national leadership on climate, Bill came out here in May, 2011 to … Continue reading

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Coal train derailment in Maryland

Grist | A Beacon in the Smog, May 2, 2014 By Joe Smyth, Grist Guest Contributor A CSX train hauling about 8,000 tons of coal from Pennsylvania to Southern Maryland derailed on Thursday in Bowie, Marlyand, highlighting the risks of … Continue reading

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