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1 out of ever 10 members of the Lummi Nation of Northwestern Washington has a fishing license and if you go down to the reservation boat launch you'll hear concerned talk about the proposed coal export terminal that could bring more than 450 coal ships through tribal fishing areas every year.
More than 2,000 people showed up Thursday to tell regulators what they think should be considered in the environmental review of a proposed coal export terminal near Bellingham, Wash.
If you are wondering what 125,000 people have said about the proposed coal export terminal near Bellingham, Wash., you can take a look at a new report that came out Monday.
The number of comments on the Millennium coal export terminal proposed for Longview, Wash. exceeds the 125,000 comments received on the Gateway Pacific coal export project in Bellingham, Wash., earlier this year.
The Northwest's largest proposed coal export terminal would provide a significant jobs boost for Whatcom County, where it would be built. But there would be a negative impact on the central Puget Sound region's economy, according to a new study.
A multinational banking giant is backing away from a proposal to build the West Coast’s biggest coal export project near Bellingham, Washington.
Permitting agencies begin seeking public comment next week on a proposed coal export terminal near Longview, Wash.
Environmental advocates scored a win Wednesday in the battle over coal terminals in the Northwest. The government agencies in charge of investigating the impact of a proposed Washington coal terminal will look into the impact of the terminal on climate change. They will also look beyond the Gateway Pacific Terminal itself to study the impact of the entire corridor from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming where the coal is extracted to Cherry Point where it will be shipped to Asia. This announcement by the Washington Department of Ecology stands in contrast to an earlier decision by their partner in the project, the Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps announced in June it would not look into the impact of climate change for its part of the environmental assessment. This raises questions of which report will carry the most weight when they are finalized in a few years. We'll also hear about how climate change could affect a species that lives in the Olympics called the Cascades frog.