Cherry Point Coal, Oil and Gas Exports Would Create Massive New Carbon Pollution

August 10, 2016
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The oil and coal industry are targeting Cherry Point as an oil, gas, and coal waystation for exports to Asia and around the world. The carbon pollution from coal, crude oil and gas export projects that we believe are planned for Cherry Point Washington are staggering, on the order of 2.3 times current Washington state carbon emissions combined.

Here is how we calculated this enormous potential carbon pollution threat based on planned oil and coal industry projects: