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Clergy coalition continues to fight coal shipping plan

Oakland religious leaders from different denominations protested against the transportation of coal through Oakland before the city council meeting on Tuesday.

More than a dozen Oakland clergy members held signs that read “No Coal” and “Faith Against Coal” outside the city council meeting on Tuesday to demand that the council immediately stop a plan to ship coal through the city. Before the meeting, some leaders from the Christian and Jewish communities spoke enthusiastically to an audience about why they believe coal should be banned due to possible environmental and health risks.

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