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Oregon Denies Permit For Controversial Coal Export Dock

EarthFix ยท 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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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

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About that deadline: State extends coal decision, again, to study fisheries

Sustainable Business Oregon, May 30, 2014 By Mason Walker The decision on whether or not to grant a permit for a high-profile coal export facility proposed near Boardman [Oregon] has been delayed, the eighth such extension for the controversial Morrow … Continue reading

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A green line of governors: Can Inslee, Kitzhaber stop energy exports?

Crosscut.com | News of the Great Nearby, May 1, 2014 By Floyd McKay Coal, oil and gas proposals are flooding into states headed by governors who want to fight global warming. Elections have consequences, it is often said, and the … Continue reading

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Viability of Oregon, Washington coal export terminals threatened by falling Asian prices

The Oregonian, December 13, 2013 By Rob Davis Three years ago, coal was hot. Stoked by insatiable coal-fired Chinese power plants, international demand boomed. Prices soared. Phones rang frequently at Oregon and Washington ports. On the other end? Eager investors … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest says NO to fossil fuel exports rally!

Portland Rising Tide (Rising Tide is an international, all-volunteer, grassroots network of groups and individuals who organize locally, promote community-based solutions to the climate crisis and take direct action to confront the root causes of climate change.) Pacific Northwest Says … Continue reading

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Climate Change Concerns Enter Into Coal Export Debate

Northwest Public Radio, June 18, 2013 By Ashley Ahearn There are now three coal export terminals under consideration in the Pacific Northwest. The prospect of exporting coal from Wyoming and Montana to be sold on the Asian market has many … Continue reading

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