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The Latest On: Longview Coal Export

December 1, 2011 | Blog Post

Aussie Energy Co. Buys Into U.S. Coal Mines

“This is a good company from Australia who is well funded, well banked, and they have bought a mine in Montana and have every intention to ship it to Asia. It's a great story.”
- Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer

Yes, governor, it’s a great story. It’s a story of air pollution, global warming and ruined landscapes. It’s a story of hazardous waste, poisoned water and destroyed communities. It’s a story of a 19th century technology wearing out its welcome well into the 21st century.

September 15, 2011 | Feature

It Takes A Sleuth

Attorney Jan Hasselman stopped a coal scheme by mining industry documents. Read a Q&A interview with Jan, and learn about the coal industry's plans for coal export facilities up and down the West Coast that would eventually export tens of millions of tons per year

December 14, 2010 | Feature

Coal Exports from the Pacific Northwest

As the Pacific Northwest works to shut down its last two coal-fired power plants, the region finds itself at an energy crossroads: will it become a world leader in green energy, efficiency, and innovation—or a global warming exporter?

December 14, 2010 | Case

Stopping Coal Exports In Washington State

Coal use in the U.S. is dropping, but coal companies are attempting to export their dirty ways to Asia, via proposed terminals in the Pacific Northwest. Earthjustice is working to prevent its export, which will reduce global warming and protect public health.

December 13, 2010 | Legal Document

Coal Export Petition

Petition for review of permit to export 5.7 million tons of coal per year from Longview, WA.