The Coal Port Hearings — Making Your Voice Heard

A crowd as high as 3,000 is expected next Thursday in Seattle as a trio of agencies ask public comment on how they should evaluate potential impacts of exporting millions of tons of coal to China from a terminal proposed at Cherry Point, north of Bellingham in Whatcom County. Previous “scoping sessions” in Whatcom, Skagit and Spokane Counties — held by the Washington Dept.

  • Peninsula coal foes hear from MP hopefuls
    Watts said in a statement read aloud by moderator Andrew Murray that, as mayor of Surrey until last fall, she joined council in calling for the need for an independent health-impact assessment for the port expansion, and formal public hearings on the proposal.
    06/23/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Anti-Coal Campaigners Continue to Win in the Northwest
    Just last month, the Oregon Department of State Lands, or DSL, denied a permit requested by Ambre Energy, which wanted to transport nearly 9 million tons of coal, every year, through the Port of Morrow ... well-advertised public hearings, governing bodies ...
    09/18/2014 - 2:10 pm | View Link
  • New poll shows 60 percent for exports of coal, other commodities
    A police action on the Rainier side of the Lewis and Clark Bridge was jamming up traffic on Highway 30 early Thursday afternoon. Rollover sends two to hospital, sparks grass fire on Interstate 5 A rollover crash sent two people to the hospital with light ...
    08/22/2014 - 1:16 pm | View Link
  • Closure date of coal ash impoundment moved up in Chester
    UNDATED (AP) -- It's a problem a number of companies have had to deal with: the person who represents the firm's public face gets publicity that puts the company in a bad light. TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- The next time streakers run the streets of Topeka, they ...
    04/7/2014 - 8:47 pm | View Link
  • Renowned BC ecologist says public hearings into proposed coal facility not enough
    We have a long history in Canada of public hearings and ignored reports ... change scientists like William Rees are asking for a “formal voice” into the hearing process. Port Metro Vancouver has agreed to two public houses on the proposal, but critics ...
    05/6/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • No New Coal Port — Dogwood Initiative
    No New Coal Port. No matter how undemocratic the process gets, we won’t allow new thermal coal ports be built in B.C.
    09/3/2015 - 8:31 pm | View Website
  • UK miners' strike (1984–85)
    The UK miners' strike of 1984–85 was a major industrial action affecting the British coal industry. The strike by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) was led by ...
    09/3/2015 - 3:01 pm | View Website
  • Montana and coal
    Introduction. Montana coal mines produced 41.8 million tons of coal in 2006 (3.6% of the U.S. total), making Montana the 6th-biggest coal-producing state ...
    09/3/2015 - 10:01 am | View Website
  • Port Ludlow Village Council | serving A Village in the ...
    Port Ludlow Village Council has placed a number of valuable documents on their website presenting extensive research into both the history and legalities of the ...
    09/3/2015 - 6:26 am | View Website
  • Washington (state) and coal
    Introduction. Washington coal mines produced 2.6 million tons of coal in 2006 (0.2% of the U.S. total); Washington ranks 21st out of the 50 states in terms ...
    09/3/2015 - 4:03 am | View Website
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