Coal Dispute

Ken A. Epstein

Health Advocate Margaret Gordon Receives West Oakland Health Trailblazer Award

Posted in coal dispute, Community, Economic Development, Environment, Equal Rights/Equity, Health, Oakland Job Programs, Responsive Government West Oakland Health is honoring Margaret Gordon, co-director of the…

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Ken A. Epstein

Anti-Coal Activists Ask Big Bank to Cut Ties With Coal Terminal

Martin MacKerel (left) and Matthew Gerring protest the Oakland Oversized & Bulk Terminal in front of developer…

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Ken A. Epstein

City Leaders Determined to Fight Against Coal Terminal

Posted in coal dispute, Community, Elections 2018, Health, Libby Schaaf, Rebecca Kaplan One of the many protests against the coal terminal held at the…

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Ken A. Epstein

Anti-Coal Activists Announce Boycott of Phil Tagami’s Rotunda Building

Posted in Army Base Jobs, coal dispute, Economic Development, Health, Oakland Job Programs Young people join protest Tuesday at the downtown Rotunda Building…

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Ken A. Epstein

Environmental Groups Withdraw Lawsuit, Give City Opportunity to Stop Coal

By Tulio Ospina Environmental groups represented by Earthjustice have withdrawn their lawsuit against the City of Oakland…

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Ken A. Epstein

Churches, Community Unite Against Coal in Oakland

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Labor, Uncategorized Speakers at a community coal meeting included (L to R): Pastor…

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Ken A. Epstein

Environmental Groups’ Legal Action Could Halt Coal Terminal

Sierra Club poster in West Oakland. Photo courtesy of SF Business Times. By Tulio Ospina Environmental and…

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Ken A. Epstein

Oakland’s Coal Train Dispute Pits Public Health vs. Local Jobs

By Tulio Ospina Hundreds of community members attended Oakland City Council’s public hearing Monday on the health…

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Ken A. Epstein

“No Coal, No Way,” Say Protesters

Posted in Army Base Jobs, Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment Protesters rally to stop the coal shipments from Utah to the…

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Ken A. Epstein

Health Dangers of Coal Spark Local Debate

Posted in Climate change, coal dispute, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Labor, Transportation Operators at the Spring Creek Mine near Decker, Mont., apply a topper agent…

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