Coal Trains

Updates

  • Dec. 2, 2012 – Venue change for DEQ Hearing for Columbia River Coal Export Proposal. Details.
  • Nov. 12, 2012 – Power Past Coal Coal Export Hearings in Dec. 2012 flyer posted.
  • Oct. 16, 2012 – Milwaukie City Council passes 5-0 a resolution to oppose coal transport through Milwaukie.
  • Sept. 27, 2012 – NDA post letter to Milwaukie City Council to oppose coal trains.
  • Sep. 23, 2012 – Added community forum for Sept. 27, 2012, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Milwaukie High School Auditorium.
  • Sept. 18, 2012 – Milwaukie City Council key dates regarding discussions on coal trains:
  • Sept. 18, 7 p.m., Milwaukie City Hall: Public Comment taken in Regular Session.
  • Sept. 25, 5 p.m., Milwaukie City Hall: Representatives of the Port of Coos Bay to attend Study Session. Public welcome to attend, but public comment will not be taken at this meeting.
  • Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Milwaukie City Hall: Presentation by Milwaukie Coal Task Force at Council’s Regular Session. Council deliberates and provides staff direction after public comment.
  • Oct. 16, 7 p.m., Milwaukie City Hall: Council discusses resolution during Regular Session. Public comment to be taken before vote on resolution.
  • For those who’d like to weigh-in on this issue, the City has dedicated the following email address: coaltraininput@ci.milwaukie.or.us
  • Aug. 23, 2012 – The Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association made a motion and unanimously opposed coal trains passage to the Coos Bay coal terminal, and recommend the Milwaukie City Council to oppose coal trains through Milwaukie.  A sub-committee will draft a letter expressing the neighborhood opposition to coal trains.  No one in attendance at the Aug. 21, 2012, special meeting spoke in favor for coal trains.

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