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Rally at TRAC in Pasco Thursday in support of coal terminal (Getty Images)
Rally at TRAC in Pasco Thursday in support of coal terminal (Getty Images)
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Coal Rally at TRAC Thursday Protests WA Unemployment Rate

Thursday June 2, at 4pm, Millennium Bulk Terminals of Longview, WA will be holding a rally at TRAC in Pasco, in support of a proposed coal exporting and commercial bulk project in economically distressed Cowlitz County.

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Coal trains pass through WA, proposed storage depots eyed for coast (Getty Images)
Coal trains pass through WA, proposed storage depots eyed for coast (Getty Images)
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Feds Want Your Input on Future of Coal in The West, Rest of America

At six public hearings to be held in June and July from Pennsylvania to Seattle, the Bureau of Land Management wants your input on their Coal Program. Now, if you can't attend, here's information on making your voice heard. While we in the West don't rely on it (Washington state's only coal-fired plant has already closed), coal trains and storage depots for export are a big topic in Washington state.

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$242 million dollar investment rejectedd by Oregon Land Officials
$242 million dollar investment rejectedd by Oregon Land Officials (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Oregon Officials Reject Coal Terminal Plan in Boardman

A $242 million dollar investment in the Boardman, OR area has been shot down by the Oregon Department of State Lands.  The announcement was made Monday.

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It's almost like Inslee and Obama are using the same brain
It's almost like Inslee and Obama are using the same brain (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)
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Are Obama and Gov. Inslee Using Same Environmental “Playbook?”

We've detailed the numerous attempts by WA Govnernor Jay Inslee to become the "greenest" state leader in U.S. history.   Now,  more from his "mentor" in D.C.

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Inslee's stance on coal exports questioned by business leaders
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Tri-City Business Leaders Caution Gov. Inslee About Job-Killing Environmental Ideas

Gov. Jay Inslee has been politely warned by Tri-City business leaders his stance on coal trains and exports from Washington state could hurt jobs.

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Washington, Oregon governors demand environmental review of coal terminals
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Is Gov. Inslee Using Environmental Impact Study to Kill Coal Jobs?

Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber have called for a "broad environmental review" of proposed coal terminals in Washington that could create thousands of jobs.

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1,200 coal jobs cut in West Virginia
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Obama 2008 Coal Bankruptcy Pledge Coming To Reality – 1,200 Job Cuts Just Announced.

 

So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can; it's just that it will bankrupt them because they're going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that's being emitted. -President Obama. January 17th, 2008 - San Francisco Chronicle

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