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Feb. 29, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Fight Over Coos Bay Coal Records Fee Continues

The Coos County District Attorney decided yesterday that the Sierra Club shouldn't have to pay most of a $20,000 fee for accessing public records of coal export proposals at the International Port of Coos Bay. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Coal exports, Coos Bay, Sierra Club


Feb. 15, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Sierra Club Appeals For Coos Bay Coal Records

Anti-coal activists say the International Port of Coos Bay trying to hide information about proposed coal export projects by denying access to public records.¬†On Wednesday, the Sierra Club appealed the Port's decision to charge nearly $20,000 for access to 2,500 public records of coal export and storage proposals in and around Coos Bay. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Coal exports, Coos Bay


Aug. 03, 2011 · By Bonnie Stewart

After Fracking, what was in Coos Bay Water?

At EarthFix, we recently reported on natural gas drilling in the Pacific Northwest. We found that wastewater from the coal-bed gas well operation in Coos Bay presented some water quality issues. Continue reading →

Filed under: Water, Coos Bay, copper, fracking, gas wells, heavy metals, Natural gas



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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