Tag Archives: coal exports

“Momenta” explores the coal-train boom

Momenta will be shown at Peninsula College’s “Magic of Cinema”

Friday, April 25, 2014 – 7:00pm – Maier Performance Hall

$5 general admission; free to students with student IDs

A Pacific Northwest coal project is threatening the global environment on a scale greater than the Keystone Pipeline, but most people have never heard of it. Momenta is a documentary film project that shares the story of the people living along the coal export trail and the project’s global environmental implications.  Co-sponsored by the Surfrider Foundation’s Olympic Peninsula Chapter. 40 minutes. Directed by Andy Miller and Robin Moore (2014).

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Whatcom County votes against coal export

In a council election unlike any other in the history of Whatcom County, voters sided with representatives believed to be against a proposed coal export facility.   READ MORE »

Comment on Longview coal export terminal

The biggest potential impact of our state on climate change is not from our own emissions but from the emissions we may facilitate elsewhere, for instance through proposed new coal-export terminals at Cherry Point and Longview.  The Washington Department of Ecology has announced the dates of scoping for the Longview proposal, during which time it will seek comments on what subjects will have to be analyzed in the proposal’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).  It is critically important that public comments call for consideration of climate-change impacts.