Coal Trains Environment Washington State Politics

Oil Trains hearing in Olympia, Oct 30

(from Stand Up and Speak Out for Your Health and Safety! Northwest communities are facing an onslaught of coal export and oil-by-rail proposals. If oil and coal companies are permitted to build their proposed facilities, they would turn our beloved region into a fossil fuel corridor. With their hazardous coal dust and explosive fuel, […]

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ACTION ALERT: Oil Train Halted – Mother suspended above tracks!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Rising Tide Seattle along with participants who attended Backbone Campaign’s Localize This! Action Camp launched a technical blockade action early this morning effectively halting both Oil and Coal Trains!! Tired of inaction by politicians? Call Govenor Inslee to tell him actions like this inspire you not his foot-dragging. ***Demand Govenor Inslee Stops Stalling and […]

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We're All Responsible for Climate Change

Every one of us in the Western world has contributed to climate change. – Bill McKibben, American environmentalist, author, and journalist Recently, I organized a couple of events with the goal of showing people how their choices and actions can make a real difference in the effort to end our dependence on fossil fuels like […]

Coal Trains Environment

Video: How Oil Trains Put the Northwest At Risk

This post is 17 in the series: The Northwest’s Pipeline on Rails Why should the Northwest worry about the oil-by-rail projects that are cropping up around the Northwest? In three-and-a-half minutes, here’s your answer: This is a beautiful piece of work (and I’m not just saying that because I’m featured in it). Big thanks to […]

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Beautify The Movement at Seattle's Monthly Art Build: Sunday the 19th from 1-4pm

Join progressive artists and activists and friends from 350 Seattle, WAmend, the Salish Sea Sanctuary movement, and the MLK March. This Sunday January 19th is Seattle’s Monthly Community Art & Imagery Build Party at the Fremont Abbey! Where: Fremont Abbey located at 4272 Fremont Avenue North Seattle, WA 98103 Who: You, your friends, and other […]

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Thursday in Tacoma: Animate The Climate Justice Movement from Noon Onward!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We’re Winning The Fight Against Fossil Fuel Foolishness Celebrate Our Victory With a Festive Procession To The Press Conference ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Spokane Coal Train Transformed Into Ecotopia By Activists at Coal Export Hearinghe Final Coal Export Scoping Hearing for Longview Terminal is Tomorrow in Tacoma. We invite you to join our colorful and fun procession […]

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Coal train hearing Oct 17 in Tacoma

STOP the coal trains in their tracks WHAT: Scoping Hearing On the Millennium Bulk Terminal in Longview, WA. WHEN: October 17th!! (Doors open 4:00 p.m.; Hearing starts at 5 p.m.) WHERE: Tacoma Convention Center (1500 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402) Involved Democracy is announcing: There will be a Rally at Tollefson Plaza which starts at 3:15 […]

Coal Trains Politics Washington State Politics

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic Along the Columbia River

Trains will divide towns from the river for hours each day. by Eric de Place and John Abbotts from Sightline Oil and coal companies hope to dispatch scores of trains across the Northwest each day, bearing fuel to refineries and port terminals. To help the public understand the magnitude of these schemes, Sightline is highlighting key […]