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Join Us for a Rally and Comment on Oregon's First Coal Export Project

July 9, 2013 - July 9, 2013
Portland, Oregon

In December, we turned out more people to a DEQ hearing in Portland than the agency had ever before seen on any issue. We asked for a Health Impact Assessment. We didn't get it. We asked for a site-specific Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). We didn't get it. We and the Governor asked for a regional EIS. The US Army Corps said "No" last week.

That's why we are rallying on July 9th to demand that DEQ and Governor Kitzhaber deny permits and stop coal exports!

WHEN: Tuesday, July 9th beginning at 5:30 PM

WHERE: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Look for us outside at the NE corner of the Convention Center complex at the intersection of MLK Blvd and the Max Line near the statue of MLK.

If you must choose between testifying in person and attending the rally, please attend the rally and send in your e-comments today. Deadline for e-comments is July 12th by 5:00 PM. Follow this link for talking points.

Portland Hearing:

WHEN: Tuesday, July 9th, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

WHERE: Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Rooms C120 and C125 in Portland. Visit us in our Hospitality Suite in C-122.

SIGN UP NOW if you want a chance to speak.

Hermiston Hearing:

WHEN: Tuesday, July 9th, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
WHERE: Blue Mountain Community College975 SE Columbia Drive, Room 134 in Hermiston.

SIGN UP NOW if you want a chance to speak.