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Is It Morally Wrong For U.S. To Export Coal?

NPR | Dec. 28, 2012 2:06 p.m. | Updated: Dec. 28, 2012 4:55 p.m.

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Martin Kaste

The Seattle area is seeing widespread, well-organized opposition to an export industry: coal. Thousands of people have turned out to express their disgust with a plan to build export terminals on Puget Sound to ship American coal to Asia. Opponents cite noise, traffic delays, coal dust and global warming.

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