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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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New Research Provides Evidence Of Coal Dust Escaping From Trains

EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting November 4, 2013 SEATTLE — New research results suggest coal trains are contributing to the Northwest’s air pollution. That’s according to the preliminary results of a University of Washington atmospheric and environmental scientist’s crowdfunded study. … Continue reading

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The impact of the coal trains and exports in Washington

Seattle Times Letter to the Editor, August 23, 2013 By Elizabeth Cunningham, Seattle The law of unintended consequences. I recently stopped at a railroad crossing and was amazed at the length of time it took to wait for the coal … Continue reading

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