President-elect Donald Trump and Secretary Hillary Clinton share some common views, not the least of which is their mutual support for the fossil-fuel industry. Emails obtained from the US State Department by The Intercept revealed how Clinton, who received twice as much in contributions from oil than Trump, during her tenure as Secretary of State […]
They are supposed to have invisible, unbreakable connections to the halls of government, where highly-placed co-conspirators pull the levers of power for them. And at solemn midnight meetings they march in hooded processions to honor Mother Gaia, to sing Kumbaya, and to hatch ever-more sophisticated conspiracies to stop all economic progress in Coos Bay . […]
For more than twenty minutes Jody McCaffree locks horns with Coos County hearings officer and Portland land use attorney Andrew Stamp to defend property owners along the proposed Blue Ridge alternative pipeline route. This is one activist who knows her stuff and she deserves our gratitude and support. Stamp probably hobbled all the way home […]
The Oregonian, in its second of a series of articles about the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal, exposes more about the nature of the divide between the proponents and opponents of the project. The author, Ted Sickinger, does a great job of sharing both sides of the story and quotes many familiar names. Timm […]
“Why is Boston the only major city with an LNG terminal? Because no one else wants one…rather than fostering economic growth in this area, the LNG plant is likely to discourage it, because of its false promises and its many drawbacks.
Wouldn’t it be ironic if the BS Oregon steering committee inadvertently forced FERC to vacate the permit?
Removing property from the tax rolls for extended periods of time would seem to be counter intuitive to community revitalization when you consider that “a minimum of 10 new employees suffices in most relevant zones, if the investment exceeds $200 million”
Douglas County Planning commissioners deadlocked three to three in a vote to do away with the import only condition for the PCGP
the next time The Oregonian wants to discuss Coos County it might be better if they just don’t.
There were gasps from the chartreuse crowd when Gow said he had been offered only $14,000 by the pipeline company and afterwards many of them approached him to say they had no idea this project would impact people in this way