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June 19, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Morrow Pacific Coal Export: 6 Things To Know

I’m working on a radio story about the Morrow Pacific coal export project. That means I am trying to capture the sound of something that doesn’t exist yet. Tricky. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Coal exports, Longview coal export, Morrow Pacific Project


June 19, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

How Coal Trains Would Unload In Longview

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Filed under: Energy, Coal exports, Longview coal export


March 16, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Millenium pulls coal export permit, starts over

Late yesterday afternoon, Millenium Bulk Logistics announced the company is withdrawing its permit for the proposed coal export terminal in Longview, Wash., and starting the approval process over so the company can do "a more detailed evaluation of potential environmental impacts for the full array of proposed bulk material products." Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Columbia Riverkeeper, Longview coal export, Millenium Bulk Logistics


March 07, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Millenium subtracts coal from Longview permit

Millenium Bulk Logistics is backtracking – though not giving up – on its Longview coal export plan. In a press release sent out late this afternoon, the company announced it will retract the coal export terminal from its shoreline permit so the clean-up of the Chinook Ventures site can move forward while the coal project undergoes a complete environmental impact statement. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Ambre Energy, Longview coal export, Millenium Bulk Logistics


Feb. 24, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

New Longview coal-export goal: 80 million tons?

Surprise! The Longview Daily News reports coal-export terminal developer Ambre Energy was discussing plans to export 80 million tons of coal a year to Asia. That's 15 times as much as the company's current permit applications claim the terminal will export. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Ambre Energy, Longview coal export


Feb. 23, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Anti-coal export protesters gather in Salt Lake City

Opposition to Ambre Energy's proposed coal-export terminal in Longview, Wash., is growing to new heights today with a protest at the company's headquarters in Salt Lake City. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Longview coal export, Rainforest Action Network


Jan. 05, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Gregoire on coal export terminal: No shortcuts

OPB's Tom Banse got Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire's response to criticism from Montana officials that her state is standing in the way of a coal-export facility in Longview. Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer is headed to Washington today to visit the export terminal site, meet the Cowlitz County commissioners who approved the site for development and give Gregoire a piece of his mind. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Brian Schweitzer, Chris Gregoire, Coal, Longview coal export


Jan. 03, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Montana to Washington: Let our coal through

Montana's governor took a shot at Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire last week, after the Washington Department of Ecology requested to intervene in an appeal by environmental groups that aims to stop the Longview, Wash., coal-export facility. Montana officials say as long as the world is going to burn coal, why not make it coal from Montana? Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Coal, Longview coal export, Washington Department of Ecology


Dec. 15, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

What happens when China reaches "peak coal"?

There's a lot of discussion lately about China's growing demand for coal, which is becoming evermore relevant to the Pacific Northwest as Ambre Energy looks to build the West Coast's first major coal-export terminal in Longview, Wash. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Boardman power plant, Coal, Longview coal export


Dec. 13, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

Enviros appeal Longview coal-export approval

The Oregonian reports environmental groups are appealing the development permit approval for the Longview coal-export project. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Coal, Longview coal export



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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