Despite a Coal Ban in Oakland, Developer Leverages Proposed Facility Against CityDespite a years-long city ban on coal storage and handling in Oakland, the developer behind a proposed coal terminal on former Oakland Army Base land has not given up.
Bay Area Coal Country? Richmond Residents, Coal Companies Battle Over Use Of PortUnbeknown to most, the bay is home to one of only two deep sea ports on the entire West Coast that export coal to Asia.
Hours Of Emotional Testimony; Still No Decision On Richmond Coal BanAfter hours of impassioned testimony from all sides of the issue, the Richmond City Council voted just after midnight Wednesday to adjourn the meeting without a decision on controversial proposed ordinance that would phase out storage of coal and petcoke at a waterfront terminal facility.
Bank Of The West's Environmental Stand Faces BlowbackBank of the West's decision to divest from certain fossil fuel investments has run headlong into threats of retaliation in states that get much of their revenue from coal, oil and natural gas extraction.
Schwarzenegger Mocks Trump On Coal, Asks If He'll Bring Back Beepers, Blockbuster Next"The Terminator" has a message for President Donald Trump: Don't go back in time to "rescue the coal industry."
Trump Orders 'Immediate Steps' to Boost Coal, Nuke PowerPres. Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take "immediate steps" to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open.
US Judge Scraps Oakland Ban On Coal ShipmentsA federal judge in California on Tuesday struck down the city of Oakland's ban on coal shipments through its port, siding with a developer who wants to use a proposed marine terminal to transport coal from Utah to Asia.
Port Of Richmond Sees A Spike In Coal ExportsThere's been a large increase in coal exports at the Port of Richmond.
Judge Tosses Lawsuit Brought by Coal Magnate Against HBO's John OliverA West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver.
Oakland Fights Developer's Lawsuit To Allow Coal At New Shipping TerminalThe City of Oakland was in court Tuesday, engaged in a battle to uphold a ban on coal within its borders.
California's Insurance Commissioner Upsets Coal CountryOfficials from Oklahoma are asking California's insurance commissioner to stop pressing insurance companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry,
U.S. Manufacturers, EPA Administrator Target Environmental RegulationsWhen Trump asked industry which federal regulations they found most burdensome, comments flooded in and many pointed to EPA policies.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Banning Coal-Export FundingThe legislation was introduced in response to a developer's failed proposal to build a coal terminal in Oakland.
Oakland Officials Vote Unanimously To Ban Shipment Of CoalOakland city officials unanimously voted to ban the shipment of coal, sidelining a plan to transport Utah coal to Asia through a proposed marine terminal on an old army base.
Mayor Wants To Ban Coal Shipments In OaklandHours before a key city council vote, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf unveiled an amendment to the city code Monday that would ban the rail transportation of coal within the city limits