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Articles tagged Longview

June 3, 2014, 6:02 p.m.

Wyoming Governor Visits Washington To Promote Coal Exports

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead tours a proposed coal export terminal on the Washington side of the Columbia River. Facilities like this are needed to get Wyoming coal to Asian markets.

April 10, 2014, 12:49 p.m.

Propane And Butane Export Terminal Proposed For Longview, Wash.

A Houston-based company wants to export propane and butane from a terminal in Longview, Wash. Both fuels are byproducts of crude oil production in the Bakken oil fields.

Sept. 26, 2013, 8:14 a.m.

Spokane Crowd Talks Longview Coal Trains

A crowd of about 400 people attended the Wednesday evening hearing in Spokane on a proposed coal terminal at Longview that would be served by trains rolling through Spokane.

Sept. 16, 2013, 4:35 p.m.

Public's Turn To Speak on Longview Coal Export Plan Comes Amid Market Doubts

A series of public hearings on the Millennium coal export project in Longview, Wash. begin Tuesday. Those hearings get underway as new rules in China and declining coal prices worldwide are raising questions about whether the project will pan out.

Jan. 31, 2013, 3 p.m.

New Poll: Coal Exports Winning Support In Washington

Washington's coal export terminal proposals are winning the battle for public opinion, a new survey finds. It shows half the state's residents supporting coal exports and one-third opposed -- but the results are nuanced.

Oct. 9, 2012, 5:42 p.m.

Environmental Review Set For Columbia River Coal Export Site

A proposed coal export terminal on the lower Columbia River will be jointly reviewed by the Army Corps of Engineers, Washington's Cowlitz County, and the state Department of Ecology. But the corps has yet to announce whether it will take a regionwide approach and assess all five of the Northwest's potential export terminals.

March 1, 2012, 10:54 a.m.

Washington Coal Terminal Opponents Petition State

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Opponents of proposed coal export terminals in Washington delivered a petition with more than 40,000 names Wednesday to Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark, whose agency regulates the use of state-owned aquatic lands.