Friday Aug 22
South County Spotlight
DSL deals blow to coal export proposal
For the first time, a government agency has rejected a permit sought for one of the coal export facilities proposed in the Pacific Northwest.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
After Oregon Rejects Coal Export Plan, Long Beach Votes to Export Coal and PetKoch
Just a day after the Oregon Department of State Lands shot down a proposal to export 8.8 million tons per year of coal to Asia from the Port of Morrow in Boardman, Oregon, the Long Beach City Council achieved the opposite.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Victory for Local Action as Coal Export Terminal Rejected in Oregon
The proposed Point of Morrow coal terminal would dramatically increase the number of coal-carrying barges, such as this, along the Columbia River and through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
Pro-coal terminal group's statement appears to sidestep reality
The spin cycle came on full speed on Monday afternoon, Aug. 18, after the state of Oregon issued its decision to reject a construction permit for a dock that would be used to load Asia-bound coal onto barges in Boardman, Ore.
Center for American Progress
RELEASE: Proposed Exports of Federal Coal Will Result in as Much...
On the heels of a setback yesterday for the coal industry's plans to build a new export facility near Boardman, Oregon, the Center for American Progress released an analysis finding that proposed coal-export projects on the West Coast of the United States would-if approved-cause an increase in carbon pollution equivalent to 35 million additional ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Expected Oregon ruling could kill coal industry's hopes for exports to Asia
An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Local TV Station KTVZ
Judge releasing Oregon coal terminal documents
A federal judge has ordered the Corps of Engineers to release documents about a planned coal terminal on the Columbia River at Boardman.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
State panel set to fund projects
The Oregon Transportation Commission is set to approve $42 million in state bonds for 37 nonhighway projects, including three proposed to ease the movement of coal and oil through the state.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Oregon authorities join forces to arrest wanted suspects
A total of nine people were arrested during the sweep, including two men on new charges, Said Jason Edmiston, Hermiston police chief.