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In the News: Sierra Club Plans to Sue Railroads, Coal Companies

April 03, 2013

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    Bruce Fingerhood

Earthrise Clinical Director, Craig Johnston, is quoted in this story about Clean Water Act violations by coal trains traveling through the Columbia River Gorge. Earthrise represents the Sierra Club and Columbia Riverkeeper in the air quality permitting process for the coal export facility proposed for the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Oregon, one of four currently proposed facilities in the Pacific Northwest that would receive coal by train from Montana and Wyoming for export to asia. Earthrise alums at Columbia Riverkeeper–Brett VandenHuevel, Lauren Goldberg, and Miles Johnson–are involved in the Clean Water Act case.

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