Posts Tagged with "Exports"

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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The Money Behind Otter Creek Mine

Friday, August 10, 2012

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The Money Behind Otter Creek Mine

This weekend I’m heading north to the Big Sky Country to join friends and allies at the Coal Export Action. Yesterday, my colleague Scott wrote about the focus of this protest: the Otter Creek Mine in Montana’s Powder River Basin. As with so many issues that RAN works on, money is the motivating factor that [...]

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King Coal Ups The Ante In Oregon

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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King Coal Ups The Ante In Oregon

The reports of King Coal’s demise appear to be exaggerated. At least for now. After a year of fighting for coal export terminals proposals in Washington, coal companies are moving south into Oregon. Last week, it was announced that port officials at the Port of St. Helen’s, OR approved proposals to allow coal export terminals [...]

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Introducing: Coal Action Network Northwest

Friday, July 8, 2011

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Introducing: Coal Action Network Northwest

This post was written by Nick Engelfried and originally appeared on ItsGettingHotInHere.org. When some people think of solutions to the climate crisis, they picture wind turbines blowing in the breeze or solar panels on a rooftop. But for me, the best solution is a group of passionate people coming together to directly confront the biggest [...]

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