Coal ports don’t belong in the state

November 6, 2013 

There was an article Oct. 29 titled “Pacific Coast Governors united to fight climate change”, where Gov. Jay Inslee stated, “We are the first generation to feel the sting of climate change, and we are the last generation who can do something about it.” California Gov. Jerry Brown went on to say, “Today California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia are all joining together to reduce greenhouse gases.” Well then, why would Washington move all this coal through it and allow a new coal port to ship coal to China where they can burn more coal and increase greenhouse gases?

We should stop all coal shipments in and through Washington state. It seems Inslee talks the talk, but does not really walk the walk.

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