The Coal Hard Truth Forum

  • Posted on: 1 February 2012
  • By: rick

Learn more about protecting Olympia from 20 mile and half long coal trains per day! Learn about a proposed dirty coal export project that would dramatically affect our community and potentially our water supply, and how you can help prevent it from happening.

When: Monday, Feb. 13, 7pm - 9pm

Where: Olympia Center - 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia - Multipurpose Room A

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 Thurston County on rail to send to Asia? Join us on Feb. 13th.

You'll learn about:

· The regional picture of coal use and the health impacts of coal

· The specifics of Peabody Coal and SSA Marine’s proposed coal mega-port in Whatcom County

· Potential threats from coal dust, traffic and emergency service delays, diesel exhaust and threats of global warming pollution

· What you can do to stop this coal export proposal!

For questions or to RSVP for the Coal Hard Truth Forum, please contact or 206.443.9570 x 29

Learn more at

Beth Doglio
Campaign Director
Climate Solutions - Practical Solutions to Global Warming
(360)352-1763 x29 (w)
(360)628-0935 (c)
Washington • Oregon • Montana • Idaho