Posts Tagged with "Columbia River"

Meet Ross Bhappu, The Money Behind Coal Export Proposals On the Columbia River

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

0 Comments

Meet Ross Bhappu, The Money Behind Coal Export Proposals On the Columbia River

This is a guest post by Joe Smyth of Greenpeace USA. You can follow him on Twitter at @joesmyth. The coal industry’s efforts to export huge amounts of taxpayer-owned coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia has generated unprecedented opposition in the Pacific Northwest—tens of thousands of people have rallied, attended public hearings, and called on their [...]

Continue reading...

Coal Company Seeks Approval For Export Facility On Columbia River

Thursday, February 23, 2012

1 Comment

Coal Company Seeks Approval For Export Facility On Columbia River

King Coal doesn’t give in so easy. Millennium Bulk Logistics, a subsidiary of Ambre Energy, announced today that it has re-filed paperwork seeking approval from Cowlitz County, WA to build a $600 million coal export terminal in Longview, WA. St. Louis-based Arch Coal, the second largest coal company in the United States, owns a 38 [...]

Continue reading...

Coal Export Madness Spreading to Oregon

Friday, June 17, 2011

0 Comments

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 [...]

Continue reading...

More Coal Along the Columbia River

Friday, May 27, 2011

0 Comments

This week the Port of Morrow Commission (located in Boardman, OR) announced that they had agreed to a lease with Salt Lake City based Ambre Energy for the construction of a new coal terminal on the Columbia River. The terminal will be used to upload Powder River Basin coal to barges to be shipped down [...]

Continue reading...

RAN Protests Coal Export Kingpin Ambre Energy

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

1 Comment

RAN Protests Coal Export Kingpin Ambre Energy

Today in Salt Lake City, RAN has joined with climate activists, air quality advocates and local labor organizations to tell coal giant Ambre Energy that the coal rush is over. Coal kingpin Ambre Energy is making a major push to build America’s first West Coast coal port in the Pacific Northwest. That’s right: Ambre has [...]

Continue reading...