Where are Our Climate Champion on Methanol?

Governor Inslee and the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) abandoned their duty to protect the Columbia River, and Washington’s climate, from methanol refining and export. Governor Inslee has said that we are the last generation that can do anything about climate change. Governor: The time for talk is over. As the Trump administration abandons and undercuts efforts to combat climate change, we look to Washington state for action! Details here.

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1 week ago

Clean Air Kalama

We made it into the #Cheers section of The Columbian

The Columbian

Published: May 12, 2018, 6:03 AM

Cheers: To considering the environment. A Cowlitz County judge has ruled that the environmental review of a proposed methanol refining project in Kalama must include analysis of potential greenhouse gas emissions. Northwest Innovation Works is planning a $2 billion facility to refine methanol from natural gas for shipment to China.

In considering large energy projects — such as a now-abandoned plan for an oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver and a proposed coal terminal in Longview — the state would be remiss to ignore the global impact and the threat of climate change. Carbon emissions must be counted among the costs of a project for residents in Washington and beyond. Providing a complete picture of a project’s repercussions is the only way for state regulators to make an informed decision when considering whether to approve the Kalama refinery.
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2 weeks ago

Clean Air Kalama

This is how Northwest Innovation Works would get their gas 🙁

Beyond Extreme Energy #BXE
Video 2: Is Natural Gas a Clean Alternative?

Description: The notion that #FrackedGas is a clean transition fuel is widespread. This video debunks the lie.

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