Coal Trains: How could they impact our neighborhood?
RRCO General Membership Meeting, Monday, September 10, 2012; 7:00 p.m.
Informational panel, discussion and potential neighborhood vote
Our guests will offer current information about trains coming through rail yard.
The evening’s guests will include:
Merlyn Hough, Lane Regional Air Protection Agency Dir.
Bob Ferris, Cascadia Wildlands, Executive Dir.
The panel will take place during the RRCO General Membership Meeting, Monday, September 10, 2012; 7:00 p.m.
River Road Annex, 1055 River Road
The RRCO Executive Board Meeting will take place at 8:30 p.m.
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List of resources about coal trains:
City Council Ordinance on Coal Trains (1 page intro, and pages 2 & 3 ordinance):
Governor’s statement on Coal Trains (4 pages):
Oregonian summary of Governor Kitzhaber’s statement:
Cascadia Wildlands webpage on Coal Trains – list of facts
Eugene Register Guard Editorial – Oppose rail shipments – July 11, 2012
Coos Bay Letter to Eugene City Council – July 9, 2012
Editorial by Lisa Arkin at Beyond Toxics – August 26, 2012
Information on the Port of Coos Bay and Coos Bay Rail Link:
Email Carleen at email@example.com for more detailed information and documents from the Port of Coos Bay.