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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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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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Northwest Residents and Leaders Deliver Army Corps 25,000 Signatures for Full Review of Coal Export

Power Past Coal, August 28, 2012 In an unprecedented action, hundreds of Northwest residents and local Oregon elected officials came together in front of the Northwest Headquarters of the Army Corps of Engineers in demanding a long overdue evaluation of … Continue reading

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Join Friends of the Gorge to rally against Coal Exports, August 28th

WHAT:   Press conference at the Army Corps District Office, Portland, Oregon WHEN:   12 Noon, Tuesday, August 28th WHERE: 330 SW 2nd Ave, between Oak and Stark, just north of the Morrison bridge. There is a lot at stake here. Coal … 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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Northwest coal export projects could have ‘significant’ public health impacts, EPA says

The Oregonian, April 13, 2012 By Scott Learn The Environmental Protection Agency wants a thorough review of the consequences of coal export through Northwest ports, saying the first project in the pipeline — at Oregon’s Port of Morrow — “has … Continue reading

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Public comment period on Ambre Energy’s Morrow Pacific Project extended to May 5th

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers granted Columbia Riverkeeper’s request for a 30 day extension to the public comment period.  The new deadline for comment on Ambre Energy’s Morrow Pacific Project—barging up to 8.8 million tons of coal per year … Continue reading

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