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Since 1900, Puget Sound Chinook salmon populations have declined 93% and nine runs of Chinook have gone extinct. Orca whales, which eat primarily salmon, have declined by half. Source: Minette Layne/WikiMedia Commons

Keep Up the Fight to Stop Coal Exports in Oregon

Good news came last week in the battle to protect Oregon’s fish and wildlife from toxic coal pollution. Thanks to support from wildlife advocates like you, multi-billion dollar coal giant …

Train tracks already run along the Columbia. Tracks like these would cary the coal laden trains along the river. Photo: Bryn Fluharty

Coal Export Threatens a Pacific Northwest Legacy

The Columbia River is a Pacific Northwest legacy. Its mighty waters have inspired songs like the Washington State folk song ‘Roll on, Columbia, Roll on,’ which brings lyrical majesty to …

Big Coal Launches Sneak Attack on Oregon – Speak Up NOW to Protect Wildlife

An unexpected move by Big Coal has shoved Oregon to the front lines of the battle against dirty energy, and puts wildlife and communities along the Columbia River in serious danger.

Cherry Point, Washington, site of a proposed coal export terminal (photo: Paul Anderson)

NWF Members Say “More Orcas! No Coal!”

NWF members joined record numbers of citizens to fight Big Coal’s latest scheme: exporting millions of tons of dirty fuel to China. The battle has just begun, but we plan to show up with a vengeance.

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