Peaceful Uprising and Rainforest Action Network Stage a Protest

Allison Roberts News

Last week, Ambre Energy announced it planned to build the first U.S. port on the coast of Longview, Wash., which will be used to export coal mined in Wyoming and Montana overseas. During the protest, Peaceful Uprising and the Rainforest Action Network demanded that Ambre Energy quit exporting coal and move toward clean energy sources. Read the full story here.

Group claims Millennium misrepresented scope of coal project

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Opponents of a proposed Longview coal terminal demanded Tuesday that Cowlitz County commissioners rescind a permit for its construction following allegations that Millennium Bulk Terminals may have misled officials about its plans for the facility. Read the full story here.

The Northwest’s newest export: global warming

Allison Roberts News

A region trying to close its own coal-burning generating plants is now poised to become a supplier of millions of tons of coal each year to China It’s not fair to lay responsibility for the Earth’s climate at the feet of the Cowlitz County commissioners who recently approved a plan to ship coal to China from a terminal on the …