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.

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    “The law requires that the minister consider these conservation advices so that he understands the impacts of the decision that he is making on matters of National ... CommBank financing the Abbot Point coal port and Galilee Basin projects.
    08/6/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Peninsula coal foes hear from MP hopefuls
    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. Colero’s statement said the Green Party remains “firmly opposed” to shipping US thermal coal.
    06/23/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Why the Environmental Battle at the Port of Seattle Matters Everywhere
    Seattle environmental groups leapt forward, speaking with a single voice. No: Under no circumstances ... they should hold public hearings, to give citizens a chance to weigh in. A couple of weeks later, the Port responded - giving us the finger, by signing ...
    02/24/2015 - 10:25 pm | View Link
  • Anne Murray: The failure of public consultations in B.C.
    The widespread public consultations ... coal on trains from the USA and ship it from Fraser Surrey Docks. The coal will be loaded onto barges and taken across to Texada Island. This will be additional to exports from the Roberts Bank coal port.
    12/9/2014 - 6:54 am | View Link
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