Posts Tagged ‘coal export’

Record Breaking Coal Comments: 169,000! »

July 27th, 2017: More than 169,000 public comments flooded the Washington Department of Ecology encouraging the agency to deny a water quality permit needed for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export facility in Longview.



Breaking News on Coal Exports »

January 3rd, 2017: “Commissioner Goldmark listened to the public and gave a firm ‘no’ to the largest coal terminal in the country. Millennium started off misleading the public about the intended size of the coal terminal and later ignored Washington state’s request for critical information on their finances. Millennium failed to show they can protect public resources--the Columbia River. We ring in the new year with a major victory for the public, and showing that, once again the Northwest holds the line on dirty fossil fuels.”



Lummi Nation totem pole carvers bring latest pole to Longview in opposition to coal export »

July 18th, 2016: [ August 26, 2016; 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] The Lummi Nation House of Tears Carvers will showcase their latest totem pole carved in solidary with communities throughout the region fighting against fossil fuel export terminals.



Fix the federal coal leasing program to stop coal export! »

May 31st, 2016: [ June 21, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Coal mined on federal land is dirt cheap for coal companies and costly for you and me. The BLM is gathering public input on coal program at a hearing in Seattle as the next step in the Department of the Interior’s comprehensive review of the federal coal program.



Public Hearing: Reynolds Cleanup »

March 1st, 2016: [ March 9, 2016; 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The contaminated legacy of the Reynolds Aluminum facility on the Columbia River needs to change, but it won’t happen without you. Your last chance to advocate for a strong cleanup is now. Attend a public hearing on March 9th and submit comments online through March 18th.



Community Organizing Workshop in Longview »

March 1st, 2016: [ March 19, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Increase your personal impact as a part of the growing climate justice movement: Join activists from around the region on Saturday March 19th in Longview for a Community Organizing Workshop.



Arch Coal, Millennium backer, goes bankrupt »

January 12th, 2016: Arch Coal, Inc., the second largest coal supplier in the United States, announced on January 12, 2016, that it would be filing for bankruptcy protection after suffering several quarters of losses and being unable to restructure its debt.



Portland League of Women Voters presents: Coal and Oil Transport – business boon or public liability? »

October 22nd, 2015: [ November 10, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] November Civic Education Program, League of Women Voters of Portland presents Coal and Oil Transport - business boon or public liability?



Get to Know Longview! »

August 20th, 2015: [ August 23, 2015; 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] You're invited to meet the faces behind the coal export campaign from across the region at the Get to Know Longview social event!



Lummi Nation Totem Pole Journey – multiple stops in the PNW »

August 20th, 2015: [ August 21, 2015 1:00 pm to August 31, 2015 1:00 pm. August 21, 2015 1:00 pm to August 31, 2015 1:00 pm. ] Please join us in supporting the 2015 totem pole journey, led by Master Carver Jewell James of the Lummi Nation's House of Tears Carvers. The 2015 journey (August 21 - August 31) comes at a defining moment in our collective effort to defeat these fossil fuel export proposals. Please view the schedule for a totem pole journey stop near location near you.