Sunday, December 2, 2012

about Coal in the Northwest

Today McClatchy, the company that owns the Tacoma and Tri-Cities, Washington newspapers, as well as the Modesto and Sacramento Bee, published an article about coal in the Northwest.  

Here is a link:

Wow, either the newspaper or the local officials have missed the mark.  Never mind how the trains could clog traffic - what about the increased diesel emissions from the trains, and the toxic coal dust that poisons all along railroad tracks?  

Tribes oppose coal trains.  The opposition even merited a mention by the venerable New York Times:

I like the picture the Times used:

Peace and justice, y'all


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