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Coal Hard Truth Forum: Seattle

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Learn more about protecting Seattle from 20 mile and half long coal trains per day! Learn about a proposed dirty coal export project that would dramatically affect our community's health and business, and how you can help prevent it from happening.

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  • Forum
When Apr 18, 2012
from 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Where Trinity United Methodist Church, 6512 23rd Ave NW, Seattle
Contact Name
Contact Phone 206-378-0114 x308
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What are the risks if the largest coal company in the world - Peabody Coal - is allowed to transport up to 48 million tons of coal through Seattle on rail to send to Asia? 

You'll learn about:

• The regional impact and specifics of this dirty and dangerous project

• The threat to our local fishing and boating community

• Health threats from coal dust, traffic and emergency service delays, diesel exhaust and global warming pollution

• Why we have a moral obligation to protect our planet from coal exports

Speakers include: 
Emcee:  Andrew Rose
Campaign/project overview: Robin Everett, Sierra Club
Business:  Peter Knutson, Loki Fish
Health:  Melissa Weakland and Jonathan Bell, Ballard Neighborhood Doctors

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