Breathe easy: Oakland bans coal shipments; but legal action threatened

Signage seen in and around Oakland in recent months urging a ban on coal in the city. OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL |The burning issue of coal in Oakland was snuffed out Monday night. After hours of sometimes rowdy debate, the Oakland City Council voted 7-0 to thwart a plan to ship coal through its port.The proposal was vigorously … Continue reading Breathe easy: Oakland bans coal shipments; but legal action threatened

Bryan Parker’s campaign received large donation from Oakland coal backer

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley and Bryan Parker at a forum in Castro Valley last month.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |At several public appearances, Alameda County Board of Supervisors candidate Bryan Parker has taken a stance in opposition of the controversial proposal to ship coal through the Oakland Army Base. The sentiment, nevertheless, did not … Continue reading Bryan Parker’s campaign received large donation from Oakland coal backer