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January 11, 2017 | Report

Federal Coal Program: Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement-Scoping Report

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has undertaken scoping as part of its comprehensive review of the Federal coal program and has prepared this scoping report consistent with National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) requirements at Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Subpart 1501.7. Scoping is the process by which the BLM solicits internal and external input on the issues, impacts, and potential alternatives that will be addressed in an environmental impact statement (EIS), as well as the extent to which those issues and impacts should be analyzed in the NEPA document.

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.

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