Bonnie Stewart

Earthfix Reporter

Bonnie Stewart is an investigative reporter for EarthFix. She spent 20 years reporting for daily metropolitan newspapers. She was a projects reporter for The Indianapolis Star and The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, CA. Before joining OPB, she was a journalism professor at West Virginia University. She is the author of “No.9: The1968 Farmington Mine Disaster,” an investigative book which details the negligence that led to the death of 78 coal miners. No.9 won a Gold Medal in the IPPY Awards from Independent Publishers and was a finalist in ForeWord Magazine’s book awards. Her investigations have earned many awards, including the George Polk Award and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for public service. She holds a master’s degree in English from California State University, Sacramento.

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Recent Articles

Could Coal Exports Run Through Vancouver Port?

July 15, 2013 11 p.m.


Financial Facts About Exporting U.S. Coal To Asia

June 18, 2013 8:44 p.m.


Government Report: Coal Companies Are Pocketing Millions At Taxpayers' Expense

June 11, 2013 2 p.m.


Draft Environmental Permits For Boardman Coal Exports Ready For Public Comment

May 31, 2013 4 p.m.


Environmental Groups File Appeal To Stop Coos Bay Export Plans

May 28, 2013 3:17 p.m.


Anti-coal Export Groups File Legal Petition For Coal Study

May 22, 2013 2:01 p.m.


SW Washington Port Announces Crude Oil Deal

April 22, 2013 5:50 p.m.


Last Remaining Investor Bails Out On Coos Bay Coal Export Plan

April 01, 2013 4:03 p.m.


Gateway Pacific Coal Export Report Summarizes 125,000 Public Comments

April 01, 2013 11:57 a.m.


Northwest Railroads Will Need Improvements To Handle Coal Trains

April 01, 2013 3:30 a.m.


Oregon Board Of Agriculture Approves Water Quality Plan

March 07, 2013 4 p.m.


Multnomah County Health Department Releases Coal Train Report

March 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.


Coal Export Company Faces Financial Challenge

Feb. 13, 2013 1 a.m.


OSU Receives $3 Million Grant To Design Ocean Research Vessels

Jan. 30, 2013 4 p.m.


Derelict Vessel Owner Ordered To Pay More Than $1 Million For Columbia River Oil Spill

Jan. 28, 2013 9:52 a.m.


Portland Activist Uses Her Art To Protest Coal Export Terminals

Jan. 23, 2013 11 p.m.


Air Pollution Reaches Unhealthy Levels In Many Northwest Communities

Jan. 18, 2013 2:42 p.m.


10 Things To Know About Leasing Coal On Public Land

Jan. 14, 2013 1:19 p.m.


Warm-Water Turtles Washed Ashore On Chilly Oregon Beaches

Dec. 18, 2012 8:21 p.m.


Coal Export Opponents Dominate Vancouver Hearing

Dec. 12, 2012 6:21 p.m.

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