NEWS: Oakland/Sacramento Decisions Put Hold on Utah Plans to Ship Coal

Michael Orton Utah Political Capitol June 28, 2016 Sacramento — The bills sponsored by California State Senator Loni Hancock (Democrat, Oakland), which would require additional environmental review and limit California state funding for a coal terminal in East Oakland have already passed the California Senate and now are advancing in their …

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NEWS: Utah environmental organizations pleased with Oakland coal shipping ban

Associated Press KUTV 2 News June 27, 2016 Salt Lake City environmental organizations, like Heal Utah, are pleased with the ban to allow coal shipments through Oakland, California harbors. That recent decision was made by Oakland City Council which puts a stop to Utah’s plan to export their coal across …

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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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NEWS: Oakland Officials Vote Unanimously To Ban Shipment Of Coal

CBS Bay Area June 27, 2016 OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland city officials unanimously voted to ban the shipment of coal, sidelining a plan to transport Utah coal to Asia through a proposed marine terminal on an old army base. The proposed terminal is in West Oakland, a historically black …

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NEWS: Oakland coal ban deals blow to shipping terminal company

Fox 2 News June 27, 2016 The Oakland City Council voted unanimously tonight to ban the handling and storage of coal during a special meeting on plans for a marine terminal under development at the former Oakland Army Base. The council approved a contract in 2012 with California Capital & …

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