Northwest Coal Export Terminals

Coal
3:35 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Army Corps Says Climate Change Won't Be Part Of Northwest Coal Export Reviews

The federal agency in charge of approving Northwest coal export terminals told a congressional panel Monday it will not be considering the effects of burning coal on the climate.

The Army Corp of Engineers is overseeing the environmental review for the three terminals proposed for Washington and Oregon waterways. Together they could bring 100 million tons of coal to the Asian market from the Powder River basin of Wyoming and Montana.

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