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Fri Nov 30, 2012, 10:27 AM

TV ads push Northwest coal ports

An industry groups is selling the ports as a jobs creator:

http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/index.ssf/2012/07/new_pro-coal_alliance_will_run.html

...A new trade group that includes the three largest coal mining companies in the West begins a media campaign today, with television, radio and print ads to support exporting coal from Northwest ports.

The move by the Alliance for Northwest Jobs & Exports ups the ante in the Northwest's high-stakes debate over coal.

Its 22 members include coal terminal developers, railroads, business and union groups and the three largest mining companies in Montana and Wyoming's Powder River Basin: Peabody Energy, Arch Coal and Cloud Peak Energy...
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Response to pscot (Original post)

Fri Nov 30, 2012, 07:27 PM

1. this should not be allowed on TV anymore than cigarette ads would be. nt

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Sat Dec 1, 2012, 02:49 AM

2. What, they want to mine and export the crappy coal we have here, or they want to keep decapitating m

ountains in the east, freight the coal across the US, and then export that?

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Response to AtheistCrusader (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 10:33 AM

3. Crappy coal from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana

Our biggest coal reserves. Enough carbon to send the weather into fibrilation.

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