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Oregon Decision-Makers Finally Said "No" To Coal Exports.

The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) denied a key permit necessary for Ambre Energy's Morrow Pacific coal export proposal. Ambre's dirty coal project would have sent hundreds of coal trains through the region, thousands of coal barges down the Columbia River, and further disrupted our climate with dangerous carbon pollution.
Governor Kitzhaber and Oregon state agencies listened to our broad and deep coalition from across the region and made the right choice.

Send a message to DSL Director Mary Abrams and Governor Kitzhaber today, and thank them for their leadership!

Time and again Ambre Energy has shown disregard for the public and for agency requests to receive more information about their intentions and coal export project impacts. This decision shows that the impacts from exporting coal are far too risky for Oregon families and the Northwest assets we all share, like our air, our climate, and rivers like the Columbia River.

This is a win for Northwest communities who are leading the fight against coal exports, and an historic moment for the whole country -- we can do better than mining and transporting dirty coal through our communities. Our families deserve and will accept nothing less than this kind of leadership that protects our health, safety, economies, and climate. And we couldn't have done this without your hard work!

While we celebrate this landmark victory, we are not done yet. We will continue to fight Ambre Energy and other community threats, like the coal export facility at Longview proposed by Ambre Energy's subsidiary, Millennium Bulk Logistics.

Send a thank you note to DSL Director Mary Abrams and Governor Kitzhaber today!

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Thank you for all you do for the planet.

Sincerely,

Laura Stevens
Beyond Coal Campaign Organizer

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