Ninth Circuit judges uphold coal ruling, side with coal terminal developers

Sierra Magazine

Over two years after Judge Vince Chhabria struck down the City of Oakland’s prohibition on handling and storage of coal at the former Oakland Army Base, the case was decided on appeal... “Protecting the Bay and Bay Area communities from dirty coal pollution has never been more important,” said Ben Eichenberg, staff attorney for San Francisco Baykeeper. “Oakland, and all California cities, should stay the course and continue documenting the harm coal does to their communities, and protecting the health and safety of their residents and the Bay."