NEWS: Oakland’s coal ban may derail $500 million Army Base redevelopment

Roland Li San Francisco Business Times June 27, 2016 Oakland’s City Council has voted to ban the shipment of coal through the city in response to a public outcry over a proposal to transport coal from Utah through a terminal that is being built as part of the $500 million …

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NEWS: Mayor Wants To Ban Coal Shipments In Oakland

CBS SF Bay Area June 27, 2016 OAKLAND (CBS SF & AP) – Hours before a key city council vote, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf unveiled an amendment to the city code Monday that would ban the rail transportation of coal within the city limits. It wasn’t just the transportation of …

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NEWS: Legal Battle Expected After Oakland Coal Decision

Maritime Executive June 28, 2016 The council of the U.S. city of Oakland voted unanimously to bar shipments of coal through a proposed marine terminal on Monday, setting the stage for a legal battle. The prospect of train cars carrying millions of tons of coal mined in Utah through Oakland …

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