Tag Archives: Columbia River

Oregon Denies Permit For Controversial Coal Export Dock

EarthFix · Oregon Public Broadcasting, August 18, 2014 By Cassandra Profita Oregon regulators announced Monday they will not issue a permit for a controversial coal export dock in Boardman. The announcement follows a fight between the Morrow Pacific coal export … Continue reading

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How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic Along the Columbia River

Sightline Daily | News & Views for a Sustainable Northwest, October 8, 2013 By Eric de Place and John Abbotts This post is 5 in the series: The Wrong Side of the Tracks Oil and coal companies hope to dispatch … Continue reading

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Coal export proposal in Longview enters public comment period

Source: Columbia Riverkeeper | Clean Water, Healthy Rivers, Our Future Now is our best shot at defeating a coal export terminal on the Columbia River! A critical comment period for the controversial coal export proposal in Longview, Washington is now open. The … Continue reading

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Columbia Riverkeeper Takes Big Coal to Court

Columbia Riverkeeper, June 5, 2015 Columbia Riverkeeper and allies filed a lawsuit today to stop toxic coal discharges from trains into Northwest waterways. They took to the water this winter to investigate how much coal pollutes the river. Riverkeeper and … Continue reading

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Kinder Morgan drops plans to build coal export terminal at Port of St. Helens industrial park

The Oregonian, May 8, 2013 By Scott Learn Terminal developer Kinder Morgan will not go forward with a proposal to export coal to Asia from the Port Westward industrial park on the Columbia River, a company spokesman said this morning.  … Continue reading

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REPORT: Coal project would cause ‘unavoidable impacts’ to  fish and habitat

The South County Spotlight, June 6, 2012 By Stover E. Harger III Ambre Energy’s plans to export coal through the region would nearly double the amount of barge traffic on the Columbia River and create “unavoidable impacts” to protected species, … Continue reading

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Dust in the wind?

The Portland Tribune, May 17, 2012 By Steve Law Environmentalists are alarmed by six coal export proposals at Northwest ports. After years of lobbying, Portland environmentalists won a remarkable victory in 2010 when Portland General Electric consented to halt coal-burning … Continue reading

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