Tag Archives: Port of Morrow

Columbia River coal comments a record for Oregon DEQ

The Columbian, August 26, 2013 By Courtney Flatt, EarthFix Oregon environmental regulators have been sifting through more than 16,000 comments about a proposed coal export terminal along the Columbia River, after the public comment period recently closed. The input — … Continue reading

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Coal plan advances: DEQ issues key draft permits for an Oregon terminal

The Register-Guard, June 3, 2013 By Jeff Barnard An Australian energy company has cleared a key hurdle for a terminal on the Oregon side of the Columbia River that would ship coal from the Great Plains to Asia. The state … Continue reading

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Fish vs. Coal

Sightline Daily, September 19, 2012 By Clark Williams-Derry [This post is part of the research project: Northwest Coal Exports] The Army Corps of Engineers has some explaining to do. They’ve just announced that, at least for the time being, Ambre … Continue reading

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Army Corps keeps Ambre Energy’s Oregon coal export project on fast track for now

The Oregonian, September 18,2012 By Scott Learn Ambre Energy’s fast-track project to export coal to Asia through Oregon ports is staying on the fast track for now. The Portland office of the Army Corps of Engineers, which is reviewing Ambre’s … Continue reading

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Columbia River Towns May Team Up To Export Coal

EarthFix, Oregon Public Broadcasting, July 9, 2012 BOARDMAN, Ore. — A train clanks down the tracks as it pulls through the Port of Morrow in Eastern Oregon. It’s not an unusual sight on the edge of Boardman. The rattle and … 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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Morrow coal export project files Biological Assessment

Columbia Riverkeeper, April 26, 2012 Ambre’s consultants prepared this Biological Assessment of the impacts of their coal export project on threatened and endangered species, including salmon, steelhead, and eulachon.  Ambre proposes to ship coal via trains from the Powder River … Continue reading

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