Multnomah County, OR announces coal train study

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Chair Jeff Cogen announces that he is directing the Multnomah County Health Department to conduct an immediate study on the health effects of coal on our communities and that he is directing the county’s Office of Emergency Management to study the impact of the additional trains in our neighborhoods on emergency response times.   News that is relevant for all communities that would have coal trains traveling through them to coal export terminals.