Coast Not Coal

How Coal Exports Scum up our Wetlands

Eric de Placeand David Kershnerof have recently written a summary of how coal exports can scum up our wetlands.Just because spilled coal is not as bad as oil, doesn’t mean it’s not pollution–especially considered that Louisiana Coal terminals mix their coal with petroleum coke from the refineries upriver.The black grit blocks out the sun’s …

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Polluting Louisiana’s Last Hope?

This article is excerpted from Wave Maker’s News, our quarterly update on all things water in the Gulf of Mexico, check out the full newsletter here.Mountain of Coal at International Marine Terminals, downriver from the Myrtle Grove Marina. After years of examining data, running computations, public comments, and conflict resolution, the Final 2012 Master Plan …

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