Posts Tagged with "Port"

A Coal Free Northwest? Far from a Done Deal

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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A Coal Free Northwest? Far from a Done Deal

This weekend, Alberta-based utility company TransAlta, Washington Governor Christine Gregoire, and a coalition of environmental groups announced an agreement had been reached to stop burning coal at the Centralia power plant. The Centralia plant is the largest single source of greenhouse gas emissions in Washington, responsible for 10% of the state’s emissions. It puts out [...]

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RAN Protests Coal Export Kingpin Ambre Energy

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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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 [...]

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Why the New Western Frontier Is Not Exporting Coal

Monday, February 14, 2011

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Why the New Western Frontier Is Not Exporting Coal

With US coal demand falling, Arch Coal is taking a foolish gamble on coal exports.

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A Cargill Tale: Spray it, Buy it, Ship it

Sunday, March 9, 2008

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Final Dispatch: Andrea and Jodie writing from the South American soy frontier On the way back from visiting the threatened Yaguarete forest and the community of Tava Guarani, we happened upon a soy plantation called Laguna Blanca. It wasn’t hidden; in fact, a large billboard outside the plantation gate proudly advertised it, and called our [...]

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