2 results for month: 03/2018

No Coal in Oakland, Allies Launch Campaign Targeting Bank Backing the Bowie Coal Terminal

Along with the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, 350.org, Rainforest Action Network, Friends of the Earth U.S., and Friends of the Earth Canada, No Coal in Oakland today launched a campaign seeking a pledge from Bank of Montreal to refrain from any further efforts to arrange financing for Bowie Resource Partners, Utah's largest coal producer, to build and operate a $250 million marine export terminal on the West Oakland waterfront. Documents obtained through public documents requests revealed the bank's central role in putting together the deal that would route up to ten million tons of coal per year through Oakland. The six environm...

Judge Close to Decision in Oakland Coal Ban Case

United States District Judge Vince Chhabria is close to a decision in the case seeking to overturn the City of Oakland’s ban on coal storage and handling.