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.
The US Army Corps of Engineers has announced which environmental impacts it will consider in its review of the Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export project in Longview, Wash.
The Washington Department of Ecology, a co-lead agency in the review of the Millennium Bulk Terminals, announces what they'll study in the Environmental Impact Statement for the project.
A crowd estimated at 800 packed the fifth and final public hearing on a proposed coal export terminal at Longview, Wash., and once again red-shirted opponents outnumbered supporters.
The final public hearing for a coal terminal proposed for Longview, Washington will be held in Tacoma on Thursday.
About a thousand people turned out for a six-hour hearing on the Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export project Wednesday.
About 250 people turned out Tuesday in Pasco for the third of five planned hearings on a proposed coal export terminal at Longview.
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.
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.
Cowlitz Indian tribal officials announced their opposition Monday to a proposed coal export terminal at Longview, Wash.
Crowdfunding campaigns are popular ways to raise money for fledgling businesses and independent projects. Now there are some scientists who are asking the public to chip in online for studies about the impacts of exporting coal in the Northwest.
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.