Gov. Kitzhaber calls for coal export review

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his formal request to the federal government for an environmental review and assessment of the coal export facilities proposed in the Pacific Northwest.

 

Kitzhaber announced his request, which he made in a letter to agency heads for the Department of the Army, the Department of the Interior, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Land Management., saying he wanted to avoid what he called the federal government's habit of "deciding by not deciding."
In his letter, Kitzhaber expressed concern that the environmental, community, economic, transportation and energy security impacts of additional 157 million tons of coal exports being proposed, which would be routed through Northwest ports and shipped to Asia, would be shouldered by Oregon and Washington.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

{biztweet}coal export{/biztweet}

 

 

More Articles

Transportation Fairness Alliance holds demonstration in Pioneer Square

The Latest
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
IMG 3367BY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Portland's cab companies urged city hall for consideration as officials weigh new rules for Uber and other ridesharing companies.


Read more...

Corner Office: Pam Edstrom

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

Seven tidbits of information from an agency partner and co-founder of Waggener Edstrom in Lake Oswego.


Read more...

Justice for All

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

Lawger upends the typical hourly based fee model by letting clients determine the cost.


Read more...

The Carbon Calculus

February 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
BY KIM MOORE | OB RESEARCH EDITOR

Carbon pricing is gaining momentum in Oregon, sparking concern for energy-intensive businesses — but also opportunity to expand a homespun green economy.


Read more...

4 married couples who work together

The Latest
Thursday, January 22, 2015
IMG 0020BY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

They say maintaining a healthy marriage takes work. So does running a business with your spouse.


Read more...

Top stories in 2014

The Latest
Thursday, December 18, 2014
10-listthumb

2014 was a year of wild contradictions, fast-paced growth and unexpected revelations.


Read more...

The short list: 4 companies engaged in a battle of the paddles

The Latest
Thursday, December 04, 2014
pingpongthumbBY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

Nothing says startup culture like a ping pong table in the office, lounge or lobby.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS