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Articles tagged Gateway Pacific

July 31, 2013, 11:26 a.m.

Climate Change & Rail Transport Will Be Included When Measuring Coal Export Project's Impact

The West Coast's biggest proposed coal export terminal will face stiff environmental scrutiny. Regulators say they will consider climate change, human health and the environment when it comes to a coal port near Bellingham, Wash. And they'll look at the entire route from Western mines to coal-burning plants in Asia.

Nov. 7, 2012, 4:29 p.m.

Coal Export Public Meetings Are Drawing Northwest Crowds

Big crowds are turning out to talk about the environmental impact of shipping coal out of the Pacific Northwest. The first proposal to reach this stage in the permitting process is near Bellingham, Wash. Four others are on the drawing boards in Washington and Oregon.