Despite the hype and false promises, SSS is an attack on our union jobs
This article was published in the Winter 2010 issue of the Coast Longshore Division Newsletter.
Most longshore workers, [...]
Some observers are warning that as Beijing clings to more coal to construct its new economy, America may become a key provider of the fuel source—at its own economic peril.
“Given U.S. coal resources and the absence of a real clean economy policy strategy from Washington, the U.S. could easily wind up simply auctioning off [...]
Cowlitz County commissioners unanimously approved permits for a new coal export terminal in Longview, Wash., Tuesday morning.
The 3-0 vote increases chances that the first major coal shipments from the U.S. West Coast will depart from the banks of the Columbia River.
Millennium Bulk Logistics, a subsidiary of Australia’s Ambre Energy, wants to build the [...]
Cowlitz County commissioners will vote at 10 a.m. Tuesday on whether to approve a shoreline permit for an Australia-based company to build a coal export facility at the former Reynolds aluminum site.
Millennium Bulk Logistics, a subsidiary of Australian coal giant Ambre Energy, is seeking to export about 5 million tons of coal annually to [...]
After four hours of testimony Tuesday, Cowlitz County commissioners delayed a decision [until next Tuesday] whether to allow an Australia-based company to build a coal export facility at the former Reynolds Metals site in Longview.
About 30 people, most of them opposed, spoke up about Millenium Bulk Logistics’ proposal to haul coal from Wyoming to [...]
Dozens of Cowlitz County residents and environmental groups are expected to protest a proposed coal export facility at the former Reynolds Metals aluminum site during a county commissioners’ hearing at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the county administration building.
Cowlitz County commissioners will decide whether to grant a shoreline permit to Utah-based Millenium Bulk Logistics, which [...]
On Thursday, leaders in Washington and Oregon politics and business who pushed the project forward put an exclamation on that fact by celebrating it at a Port of Vancouver event that drew more than 200 people.
For the port, the channel-deepening project already has helped attract an export operation that could generate at least 60 [...]
While lock maintenance starting Dec. 10 on the Columbia and Snake rivers will force some growers transporting crops to Portland’s port to switch from barges to truck and rail, industry representatives say planning — and a little luck — have combined to make the closures less of a burden.
“The reality is we’ve lost [...]
[Ambre Energy is reportedly preparing to operate a bulk terminal on Alcoa's 400+ acre site on the Columbia River near the Port of Longview, WA. Chinook Ventures is currently operating a private non-union dock on the site and has made headlines for failing to secure the required operating and environmental permits.]
Chief Financial Officer, Project [...]
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