Kelly is the Energy Campaign Director at Greenpeace USA.
As the new Secretary of the Interior, Secretary Sally Jewel has an important opportunity to end the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) giveaways to the coal industry, which are ...On April 11, 2013 / By Kelly Mitchell
It has not been a good month to be an aspiring coal exporter in the Pacific Northwest. But fear not, export-proponent Ambre Energy has an even more absurd ...On April 5, 2013 / By Kelly Mitchell
Ambre Energy will need to wait another five months for a permit decision from Oregon’s Department of State Lands (DSL) on its proposed Morrow Pacific coal export terminal. ...On March 14, 2013 / By Kelly Mitchell
For years, coal has been the dominant source of electricity in our country, spewing dangerous levels of pollution into our air and water. But the world is changing. ...On January 30, 2013 / By Kelly Mitchell
There’s a new front line in the battle to prevent catastrophic climate change. Companies like Arch, Ambre, and Peabody want to ship the coal buried under the United ...On January 22, 2013 / By Kelly Mitchell
Bipartisan initiatives are rare events these days, but the coal industry’s scheme to export millions of tons of publicly owned coal overseas is proving scandalous enough to bring ...On January 7, 2013 / By Kelly Mitchell
Recently, the Oregonian reported that Ambre Energy “removed one obstacle” to its coal export ambitions by buying out the Decker Mine in a legal settlement with Cloud Peak ...On December 7, 2012 / By Kelly Mitchell
Recently, Greenpeace Media Officer Joe Smyth has been covering the Bureau of Land Management’s corrupt coal leasing scheme in the Powder River Basin. For decades, BLM has been ...On June 25, 2012 / By Kelly Mitchell
Communities in Illinois have been fighting coal pollution for years, recently scoring a huge victory when Edison International agreed to shut down the Fisk and Crawford coal plants ...On April 26, 2012 / By Kelly Mitchell
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