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(Photo: Philip Taylor)

Coal Companies Under the Microscope For Taxpayer Ripoff

The world’s biggest polluters may have finally overstepped their bounds. Will it help shut down their plans to ship millions of tons of coal to Asia every year?

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Tanker Accident at Vancouver Coal Terminal – A Sign of Things to Come?

An accident at the West Coast’s biggest coal port adds to the laundry list of reasons why coal is a bad bet for Oregon and Washington.

Grays Harbor on the Pacific Coast is the first of 6 western port proposals to falter. Is more good news on the way? (Map: NWF)

Pacific Port Community Dodges a Coal-Shaped Bullet

In a milestone turn of events, developers have shelved plans to build one of six coal export terminals on the west coast.

Weekly News Roundup – August 3, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Disaster Assistance Bill’s Cuts to Conservation Are Short-Sighted August …

Sportsmen Target Coal Exports

A new report released jointly by the National Wildlife Federation and the Association of Northwest Steelheaders says six port construction projects in Oregon and Washington that would expand U.S. coal exports …

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Mr. Peabody’s Coal Train Has Hauled It Away…

This week, Peabody Energy—the world’s biggest coal company—will be hauling away a massive taxpayer subsidy when they secure the rights to mine the North Porcupine Coal Tract in the Powder …

The coal industry's latest plans put iconic species like steelhead in harm's way (photo: Nils Rinaldi)

Coal Exports Through the Pacific Northwest—Get Ready for a Fight

A fight has begun over the future of the Pacific Northwest’s air, water and wildlife protections. On one side: the coal industry, which stands to make millions in profits. On the other: fish, wildlife, and communities from the Rockies to the Pacific Coast and beyond.

Wanapum dam and reservoir on the Columbia near Vantage, WA (Photo by Bryn Fluharty)

Coal Exports Compromise the Clean History of the Pacific Northwest

The wind whips around me as I gaze out at the Columbia River from high atop a bluff. The setting sun illuminates the red rock walls that soar up from …

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Story from a Salmon Fishing Addict

Portland, Oregon is most well known for its bikes and its brews, and now quite possibly the quirky show Portlandia. Occasionally lost in the limelight of nude bicyclists, triple IPA’s …

An Orca breaches near Washington State's San Juan Islands (photo: TheGirlsNY/flickr.com)

Protect the Northwest’s Endangered Orcas from Dirty Coal

Coal exports threaten the health of people and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. Speak up now to protect Orcas and other endangered species.

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