Community group shows that proposed Port of Vancouver expansion is unnecessary and will do irreparable damage to critical ecosystem

Roger Emsley of the group  APE (Against Port Expansion in the Fraser Estuary BC) emailed us last week with links to a couple of amazing articles that you should read. APE (Against Port Expansion in the Fraser Estuary BC) is a group of concerned citizens who recognize that plans for container...

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Invitation to an EPA Webinar on the National Port Strategy Assessment: Reducing Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases at U.S. Ports

Received from the EPA by email EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality would like to invite you to a webinar exploring the recently released National Port Strategy Assessment: Reducing Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases at U.S. Ports. On September 22nd, EPA’s Office of Transportation and...

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Community Groups hold press conference & celebrate $4 Million agreement with Palmetto Railways – Wednesday Nov 9, 11 am

Pact Will Create Job Opportunities, Environmental Monitoring, Build New Recreation Facility A $4 million agreement to mitigate the potential effects on the surrounding communities of Palmetto Railways’ construction of a railway at the former Charleston Navy Base will be announced at a press...

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Federal judge rules coal trains are point sources and citizens of Washington State can sue to protect their rivers

 A federal judge ruled last week that the citizens of Washington state will be able to present testimony about the environmental impact of coal dust from uncovered Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) coal trains on local waterways. The trial is scheduled to begin November 7 in Seattle. This is a...

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