State leaders should ensure denial of gas pipeline permit

By Bill Bradbury For The Register-Guard All Oregonians will be affected by an upcoming decision by a state agency overseen by Gov. Kate Brown, State Treasurer Ted Wheeler and Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins. At stake is whether a Canadian corporation will be allowed to jeopardize our waterways, salmon populations, and existing jobs that depend on fisheries and tourism. The Oregon Department of State Lands has until Nov. 10 to …continue…

90 scientists and climate experts call on Trudeau to reject Pacific NorthWest LNG By GORDON HOEKSTRA, Vancouver Sun

Scientists and climate experts from Canada, the U.S. and Australia called Monday for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to reject the $12-billion Pacific Northwest LNG project. The 90 scientists – including two from NASA and one who sits on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – said in a letter to Trudeau that the project must be rejected because of its “significant adverse environmental effects from greenhouse gas emissions.” The letter says …continue…

PRESS RELEASE- FERC Rejects LNG Project in Coos Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For additional information contact: Deb Evans [541] 601-4748, or Stacey McLaughlin [541] 860-8307 FERC Agrees with Southern Oregon Property Owners, Rejects Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project and Pipeline in Coos Bay, Oregon!   Coos Bay, Or. – Southern Oregon property owners and conservation interests alike celebrated the surprise news announced today by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that it was denying plans for what would have …continue…

DENIED! The Fight Against Jordan Cove Has Ended!!!

“The Commission denies Pacific Connector’s and Jordan Cove’s proposals.” – FERC March 11, 2016 The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a.k.a. FERC, rejected the Pacific Connector/Jordan Cove permit request today. This is the first such proposal ever rejected by FERC. It is a tribute to the passion of local anti-pipeline activists like Deb Evans, Hannah Sohl, Rogue Riverkeepers and many more. This will make national news. Local activists marched the length of …continue…

Frequently Asked Questions About the Jordan-Cove LNG Project:

From http://www.nolngexports.org/new-page/ What is the Jordan Cove LNG Project? The Jordan Cove project is a proposal to transport fracked gas from the Rockies and Canada across southern Oregon to Coos Bay where it will be turned into liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Jordan Cove terminal, put on large tankers and sent overseas. A 36-inch gas pipeline called Pacific Connector would travel 232 miles from Malin to Coos Bay crossing Klamath, Jackson, Douglas and Coos counties. …continue…

36 Inches | Understanding the Jordan Cove Energy Project

This video gives a great synopsis of the dangers of the Jordan Cove Project. Please watch. Visit www.36inchesmovie.com for more info! Also, check them out on facebook And follow them on twitter Please follow and like us:

Just because we are Oregonians does not mean we are stupid – Open letter re LNG Pipeline

Dear Canadian Carbon Moguls, We understand that you want to cut a 95-foot swath across southwestern Oregon and bury a pipeline so you can sell fracked natural gas to China. Now just hold on for a second. We have opinions about this. We wear plaid shirts here in Oregon. We love ducks and beavers. We would rather be outdoors than pushing pencils but we can still do a bit of …continue…

Breakfast with David: biscuits, gas and 3470

I’m eating breakfast with David Koch at Green Springs Inn. The big (6’5”) plutocrat seems to be enjoying himself. “Julia won’t let me order biscuits and gravy,” he chuckles. After the basketball conversation winds down, I pop the question. “I’m concerned about this gas pipeline that your Veresen friends want to run down Clover Creek Road. You carbon moguls are going to be tearing up old growth timber in the …continue…

Same old story: looming disaster, hero, long shot at redemption by Diarmuid

The climate of our planet has flipped. Drought, fire and extreme storms are upon us. If we continue to pump more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, human civilization as we have known it for the past 8,000 years could collapse. But a hero has come forward to lead a last ditch fight against despair and devastation. Or maybe not. Am I am just imagining a summertime blockbuster movie? Please deposit …continue…