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May 12, 2013 at 7:03 AM

UW chemist talks coal trains

Establish monitoring station I live in Interbay, where multiple railroad track bisect the area between Magnolia and Queen Anne. Downtown Ballard is directly north. These centers have become very densely populated in the past few years under several city administrations [“Coal trains fire up UW chemist,” NWWednesday, May 8]. BNSF Railway has a repair and refueling station…

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Comments | More in Environment | Topics: BNSF Railway, Coal trains, environment

March 1, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Washington environmental figures hired by coal companies

Coal trains will be inconvenience A coal tran goes through Seattle on the way to Vancouver, B.C. Recent efforts to bring coal terminals to Washington and Oregon have seen ‘green’ strategists working with coal companies. (GREG GILBERT/THE SEATTLE TIMES) “ ‘Green’ strategists now back coal trains” [page one, Feb. 26] reveals that a great deal of…

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Comments | More in Climate change, Environment, Traffic congestion, Transportation | Topics: coal, Coal trains, fishing

February 28, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Former environmental strategists hired by local coal companies

Greed overtakes ‘green’ We were very disappointed with Tuesday morning’s Seattle Times page-one article concerning coal trains [“ ‘Green’ strategists now back coal trains,” Feb. 26]. The word “green” now stands for money, not ecology. Greed has taken over! –Diane Talley and Dennis Young, Seattle ‘Green’ consultants won’t slow environmental damage Are we really shipping U.S. coal through…

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Comments | More in Energy, Environment | Topics: coal, Coal trains, green strategists

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