Tag Archives: Columbia Riverkeeper

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

Posted in Coal-Free Gorge | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Coal-Free Gorge | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Coal-Free Gorge | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Coal-Free Gorge | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Columbia Riverkeeper Stopping Illegal Pollution

Columbia Riverkeeper e-news, April 16, 2013 Columbia Riverkeeper and allies are taking action to stop coal currently spilling into the Columbia River. They are enforcing the Clean Water Act, patrolling the Columbia, and utilizing citizen volunteers. Columbia Riverkeeper, Sierra Club, … Continue reading

Posted in Coal-Free Gorge | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coal exports bring unacceptable risks

Portland Tribune, July 18, 2012 OpEd by Brett VandenHeuvel Imagine the conversation in the board room of the coal companies. “Sir, our stocks are dropping fast. States are transitioning away from coal-fired power plants, claiming our coal is too dirty.” … Continue reading

Posted in Coal Exports, coal terminals, Environment, Pollution | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Coal Exports, coal terminals, Coal-Free Gorge, Environment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment