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December 9, 2016 | In the News: Public Now

Terminal Developer Sues City Of Oakland To Overturn Coal Ban Ordinance

Colin O'Brien, Attorney, Earthjustice: "Phil Tagami broke his promise to the people of Oakland that he would not try to ship coal through this terminal. The City of Oakland stood up to his pressure and used their legal authority to ban coal from being handled or stored in Oakland on the basis that it poses a substantial risk to the health and safety of Oaklanders.

December 1, 2016 | Feature

Undermined

Australia is pursuing plans to mine millions of tons of climate-polluting coal from the traditional lands of the Wangan and Jagalingou people. Earthjustice is working alongside the Wangan and Jagalingou people to seek United Nations support to protect their land, water and culture from destruction by the mine.

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