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Africatown Residents Oppose Industrial Rezoning for Steel Warehouse

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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

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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

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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…