Coal Port to China Barges ahead without Public Support: Activists

Fraser Surrey Docks aims to boost US coal exports; opponents warn climate impacts worse than Northern Gateway.

David Ball, The Tyee


Thermal coal terminal proposed for Fraser River

Critics say plan an attempt to bypass controversial exports from the U.S

Vancouver Sun:


Greenpeace activists infiltrate seaside Israeli power plant to protest use of coal

Israeli police arrested 17 Greenpeace activists on Thursday after a group of them infiltrated an Israeli power station by sea to protest the use of coal to fuel power plants, the environmental organization said.

By The Associated Press (CP), JERUSALEM

The activists approached the power station at the Hadera power plant in inflatable dinghies and climbed up ropes to reach an elevated seaside coal dock, Greenpeace said.


Explosion shuts down B.C. coal mine indefinitely

Teck Resources Ltd. says an explosion in a coal dryer at its Greenhills coal mine in British Columbia will "certainly" impact coal production there, but it's too early to tell how long a shutdown will last.
Teck's Greenhills coal mine near Elkford, B.C., is seen after an explosion on Tuesday, June 29, 2010



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