wE WORK TO OPPOSE NEW FOSSIL FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE AND DECREASE FOSSIL FUEL TRANSPORT THROUGHOUT THE NORTHWEST
One million statements to protect the Pacific Northwest from oil and coal exports were delivered to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee.
The transport and storage of crude oil presents health and safety risks to WA citizens and communities. Oil transport by rail and sea poses grave health risk in the form of tanker explosions, spills, water and air pollution, and contribution to climate change induced disaster and disease.
Coal-fired power plants are the leading global warming culprit in the U.S., accounting for more than 30 percent of our nation's carbon dioxide emissions. They also are one of the nation's largest sources of air pollutants that damage cardiovascular and respiratory health and threaten healthy child development.
methanol and Fracked gas
Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," is a natural gas extraction process with severe negative consequences for human health and the climate. WA State is currently facing a proposal for the largest natural-gas-to-methanol plant in the world to be built in Kalama, WA.