Court ruling upholds state’s right to protect public lands
The proposal to build the largest coal export terminal in North America on the banks of the Columbia River just had another legal setback.
Oregon House Democrats held a public hearing for House Bill 4105, a new measure to regulate fossil fuel projects on state lands
The proposed rule change would limit the ability of states and tribes to block pipeline plans over concerns for water safety.
Judge stays federal case on Millennium Bulk Terminals project until state court lawsuit is resolved
President Donald Trump released an executive order that would limit states’ abilities to protect the health of waterways from pollution from large industrial projects.
Court ruling upholds state’s right to protect clean water
Originally posted on Cascadia Weekly. Forty cars of a coal train derailed in Montana last week, dumping an unknown amount of coal into nearby Rocky Creek. “Some of the cars filled with coal were left intact while others were mangled,” the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported. “Others folded like an accordion or fell off the tracks.” Something analogous might be said of …
Press contacts: Kristen Boyles, Earthjustice, 206-343-7340 ex.1033 Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky, Power Past Coal co-director, 503-929-5950 Federal Court dismisses key claim in coal industry’s case against Washington State TACOMA – A U.S. District Court ruled today that the state of Washington did not violate federal laws governing ports or railroads when it denied a necessary water quality permit for the Millennium Bulk …
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 29, 2018 Contact: Regna Merritt, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Co-Director Power Past Coal, email@example.com 971.235.7643 Final County study released: Reaffirms negative health and safety impacts of Longview coal export terminal KELSO, WASHINGTON – Concluding a three-year process, Cowlitz County officials will hold an Open House on November 29 to release its final Health Impact Assessment …