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Dec. 07, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Coal Export Critics Ask: What About Pollution From Trains And Barges?

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality fielded questions about coal exports from a room of about 800 people in Portland Thursday night. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Coal exports, Morrow Pacific Project


June 29, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

No Coal Dust? Mint Farmers Want A Guarantee

Standing knee-deep in a thicket of his mint plants north of Clatskanie on Wednesday, farmer Mike Seely points to a row of industrial storage tanks just beyond the edge of his crops. Continue reading →

Filed under: Agriculture, Coal exports, Foodie Friday, Morrow Pacific Project


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



About Ecotrope

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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