29 Jun '16, 7pm

Oakland Bans Coal Exports, Huge Win for Local Residents

The buildup to the vote has been considerable. Oakland residents and activists have been advocating against coal exports since the spring of 2015, when plans to use OBOT for coal were first revealed. On Friday, they received a sign that their efforts might pay off when Oakland City staff released a report finding that the use of the terminal for coal exports would negatively impact the health, safety and general welfare of Oakland residents and recommending that the City Council pass both the ordinance and the resolution applying it to OBOT.

Full article: https://ecowatch.com/2016/06/29/oakland-bans-coal-exports/

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