More than 300 people packed into Mayor Dan Pike’s community meeting Wednesday, June 1, to discuss concerns about the environmental effects from the Gateway Pacific Terminal coal and bulk cargo export terminal that SSA Marine wants to build at Cherry Point. Read the full story here.
Bellingham Mayor Dan Pike is not taking sides on the proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point. At a public forum Wednesday, May 4, he drew fire for staying neutral on the controversial plan to ship tons of coal through Bellingham. Read the full story here.
Millennium Bulk Terminals has offered to delay coal exports for at least a year and conduct a full environmental review to settle an appeal of its permit to build a coal terminal west of Longview, the company announced Monday. Plans for a major West Coast coal export facility– the subject of an intense fight over greenhouse gases and U.S. coal …
This year an epic fight is brewing along the West Coast, one that may make as much difference to the future of our climate as anything that happens in Washington, D.C., and one that may also serve as a decisive battle in defining the U.S. relationship with China. Read the full story here.
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.
In a proposal put forward to county commissioners and state officials, the company outlined plans for an export terminal that would handle around 5 million tons of coal annually. That’s a lot of coal.
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 …