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Documents Reveal Coal Exporter Disturbed Native American Archaeological Site At Cherry Point

Oregon Public Broadcasting · EarthFix, November 25, 2013 By Ashley Ahearn Documents show how the company that wants to build a coal terminal along Washington state’s Puget Sound has already disturbed a well-documented archaeological site, without consulting nearby tribes. This is … Continue reading

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More Carbon than Keystone: Peabody Energy and Warren Buffett Ship Coal to China

The Washington Spectator, November 1, 2013 By Lou Dubose Bellingham, Washington At dusk on a warm Wednesday afternoon in September, a Lummi couple in their sixties had just finished picking kelp out of a gill net they had stretched out … Continue reading

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Agencies set scope of environmental impact statement for proposed Cherry Point export project

Department of Ecology, State of Washington, July 31, 2013 SEATTLE – An environmental review of proposed bulk cargo and railroad spur projects at Cherry Point in Whatcom County will closely study their direct effects at the site and evaluate a … Continue reading

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Coal terminal foes hail decision to consider climate change impact

Puget Sound Business Journal, July 31, 2013 By Steve Wilhelm In an announcement that buoyed foes of a proposed coal export terminal near Bellingham, government reviewers of the project said they will consider the global climate impact from burning the … Continue reading

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Scope of Gateway Pacific Analysis is Bad News for Coal Industry

Sightline Daily, July 31, 2013 By Eric de Place and Clark Williams-Derry Hot off the presses: the three “co-lead” agencies in charge of reviewing the proposed Gateway Pacific coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington have published the scope of … Continue reading

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Coal Train, Part 3: Who gets to greenlight Bellingham’s giant coal port?

Crosscut| News of the Great Nearby, January 24, 2013 By Floyd McKay Eight politicians, a few agency heads and an Army general will all weigh in, but the buck stops with one man. This is the last of a three-part … Continue reading

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Coal Train, Part 2: An insider’s guide to the coal port’s environmental review

Crosscut| News of the Great Nearby, January 23, 2013 By Floyd McKay Different agencies, different laws and lots of science and partisan passion will collide before we know the fate of Gateway Pacific. This is the second in a three-part … Continue reading

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