Posts Tagged with "Bellingham"

Goldman Sachs Sacks Coal Export Investment

Friday, January 10, 2014

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Goldman Sachs Sacks Coal Export Investment

This year got off to a good start when Goldman Sachs withdrew its investment in the dirtiest coal project on the west coast by selling off its equity investment in Carrix, the parent company of SSA Marine, which was behind a colossal coal export terminal proposal near Bellingham, Washington. The move comes after coal companies [...]

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Goldman Sachs Sets the Wrong Target

Monday, June 4, 2012

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Goldman Sachs Sets the Wrong Target

Last week I received an announcement from Goldman Sachs proudly promoting their latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, highlighting efforts to address environmental, social and governance issues in 2011 and an ongoing commitment to clean energy financing. At first glance, this perhaps sounds good — the optimistic side of me wants to feel some sign [...]

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In It To Win It: Stories from RAN’s Northwest Coal Summit

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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In It To Win It: Stories from RAN’s Northwest Coal Summit

Change comes from the bottom up. Ask Grace Lee Boggs. Ask Bill McKibben. And if you can go back in time, ask pre-2008 Barack Obama. That’s why RAN was both eager and proud to host a skill-share for Northwest coal activists who are intent on stopping the expansion of two proposed coal export terminals — [...]

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Coal Export Madness Spreading to Oregon

Friday, June 17, 2011

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Coal Export Madness Spreading to Oregon

Coal companies are bound and determined to get that dirty black rock out of the Powder River Basin and send it over to Asian markets to line their pockets. While the EPA is pressing for stricter regulations on coal plants and the anti-coal movement stops new coal-fired power plants from being built and existing coal [...]

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Proposed Coal Port Stirs Up Bellingham, WA

Friday, June 3, 2011

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Proposed Coal Port Stirs Up Bellingham, WA

Lots of attention is being focused on coal exports in the Northwest these days. In Cherry Point, WA, near Bellingham, the biggest coal company in the world, St. Louis-based Peabody Energy, has signed an agreement with the biggest port logistics company in the world, Seattle-based SSA Marine, to build another coal export terminal, the Gateway [...]

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