Judge Nixes Oakland's Bid To Block Large Coal Shipments Within The City


A federal judge in San Francisco today struck down an attempt by the city of Oakland to ban the shipment of up to 5 million metric tons of coal per year through a planned terminal at the former Oakland Army Base... The Sierra Club and San Francisco Baykeeper, which were allowed by Chhabria to join the case on the side of Oakland, expressed dismay in a joint statement.