Tag Archives: Columbia Gorge Communities

Join Friends of the Gorge to rally against Coal Exports, August 28th

WHAT:   Press conference at the Army Corps District Office, Portland, Oregon WHEN:   12 Noon, Tuesday, August 28th WHERE: 330 SW 2nd Ave, between Oak and Stark, just north of the Morrison bridge. There is a lot at stake here. Coal … Continue reading

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Toxic Coal Dust Pollutes Gorge

Columbia Riverkeeper, July 16, 2012 By Brett VandenHeuvel, Executive Director of Columbia Riverkeeper Coal trains can spill huge volumes of toxic dust into the Columbia River, as shown in July 14, 2012 photos from Horsethief Lake State Park in the … 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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Northwest Elected Leaders Unite in Telling the Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Local Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Thursday, June 28, 2012 Contact: Washougal, WA, Mayor Sean Guard, 360.835.8501 Mosier, OR, Mayor Andrea Rogers, 541.806.3250 Longview, WA, Councilman Tom Hutchinson, 360.619.2296 Northwest Elected Leaders Unite in Telling the Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Local … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting on Coal Exports June 4th in The Dalles, Oregon

Monday, June 4th at 5:30 PM The Dalles City Council Town Hall Meeting on Coal Exports Mid-Columbia Senior Center 1112 West 9th Street, The Dalles, Oregon Please join with other citizens to take a strong stand against coal export in … Continue reading

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Meeting in Hood River, May 7th, 7:00 PM

Help Stop Coal Export Through the Gorge Meeting in Hood River Monday, May 7th @ 7:00 PM Hood River Library Conference Room 502 State Street, Hood River, Oregon If you live in Mosier, White Salmon, Bingen, Hood River, Lyle, or … Continue reading

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Global Day of Action in the Gorge, Saturday, May 5

The Mama Bears, a group working closely with 350.org, invite Gorge area residents to join in a Global Day of Action to Connect the Dots between climate change and weather patterns, focusing on shipments of coal through the gorge. Two … Continue reading

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