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Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

October 4, 2013

Groups press Ore. governor to block exports

Manuel QuiƱones, E&E reporter  •    •  Posted 2013-10-04 07:10:32

Environmental, health and community groups under the Power Past Coal banner today urged Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) to push state agencies into rejecting a coal export proposal along the Columbia River, or at least increase their scrutiny. “We need Oregon’s state agencies to get off the sidelines on this issue and for the governor to take a firm stand to protect Oregon’s air, water, communities and climate,” said Power Past Coal advocate Cesia Kearns. The groups held a joint press conference in Portland, Ore. [ read more … ]

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