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Merkley calls for coal study | A senator joins the governor in seeking federal review

The Register-Guard, July 20, 2012 Editorial Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley has joined Gov. John Kitzhaber in pressuring the Obama administration to conduct a sweeping environmental review of proposals for coal export facilities in Oregon and Washington state. Other members of … Continue reading

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Scope of Corps’ coal port review unclear

Independent Record, Helena, MT, June 22, 2012 By Sanjay Talwani The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has replied to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber regarding the potential scope of its environmental review of expansive new ports on the West Coast, but … 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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