National and Local Press Reports Oakland’s No Coal Vote

  • Grand Lake Theater marquee displaying thanks to City Council for voting to ban coal Credit: Jahahara

Numerous articles have appeared in the local and national press concerning the Oakland City Council’s historic vote on coal:

Oakland City Council votes to ban coal — from Utah or elsewhere — at its new port (Salt Lake Tribune, June 27, 2016)

Utah counties determined to find port for coal (Deseret News, June 27, 2016)

Oakland Votes to Block Large Shipments of Coal (New York Times, June 28, 2016)

Oakland bans coal shipments in a blow to planned export facility  (Los Angeles Times, June 28, 2016)

Oakland Council Bans Coal Shipments, Citing Health Risks (ABC News, June 28, 2016)

Oakland City Council Votes to Ban Coal Exports in Big Win for Local Advocates (Earth Island Journal, June 28, 2016)

Oakland votes to ban coal shipments, citing health risks (Seattle Times/Associated Press, June 28, 2016)

Oakland council votes to block coal-shipping plan  (San Francisco Chronicle, June 28, 2016)

Oakland council bans coal (San Jose Mercury News/East Bay Times, June 28, 2016)

Oakland Officials Vote to Ban Coal Handling and Storage at New Shipping Terminal (Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2016)