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Washington And Oregon Governors Call For Greenhouse Gas Study

Huffington Post | AP, March 25, 2013 By Phuong Le SEATTLE (AP) — The governors of Washington and Oregon are urging the White House to evaluate the effects of greenhouse gasses that would be emitted elsewhere if the nation’s coal … Continue reading

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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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Private negotiations, hurried vote on coal exports from Oregon’s Port of St. Helens sidestepped public process, critics say

The Oregonian, June 10, 2012 By Scott Learn When news first leaked last year that the Port of St. Helens might be working on deals to export coal, Gov. John Kitzhaber called for “an open, vigorous public debate” before any … Continue reading

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Kitzhaber Calls For Environmental Impact Study Of Coal Exports

Ecotrope, Oregon Public Broadcasting, April 25, 2012 By Cassandra Profita Gov. John Kitzhaber shared his “grave concerns” about coal export projects on the West Coast at the Future Energy Conference in Portland today. And he asked the federal government to conduct … Continue reading

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