Tag Archive for City Council

Mobile Residents Say No to Canadian Tar Sands Crude Oil Tank Farms

unnamed (7)

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Will the City Government Side With the People or Industry? By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — The citizens of Mobile, especially those in the historic Africatown community along with members of the Mobile Bay Sierra Club, have held public meetings and spoken up: They do not…

Africatown Residents Oppose Industrial Rezoning for Steel Warehouse

hog bayou africatown satellite

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Planning Commission Denies Rezoning By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — More than 140 residents of Africatown turned out at a town hall public meeting Tuesday night to oppose an industrial rezoning that would open the way for a steel storage warehouse right across the street from…

Walter Energy Capitulates on Building New Coal Export Terminal in Mobile

wet_coal-pile1a1

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Birmingham Company Agrees to Sell Property to Alabama State Docks – By Glynn Wilson – In an unusual turnaround from its ambition to build a new coal handling export terminal along the riverfront in Mobile, Alabama, Walter Energy has reached an agreement “in principle” with the State…

Alabama Port Director Stars in Theatrical Coal Hearing

Jimmy_Lyons1d

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Watch Video 13: State Docks Director Jimmy Lyons Argues For Coal Terminal – See more videos of the hearing here – “He displayed the serene confidence of a Christian holding four aces.” – – Mark Twain – By David Underhill – MOBILE, Ala. – The director of…