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Lummi Tribal Fishermen and Women Talk About The Gateway Pacific Terminal

Jan. 12, 2015 4:10 a.m.

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.

Environment | Communities

Gateway Pacific Coal Export Report Summarizes 125,000 Public Comments

April 1, 2013 6:57 p.m.

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.

Strong Opposition In Seattle For Gateway Pacific Terminal

Dec. 14, 2012 2:46 p.m.

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.

Environment | Communities

Comments On Longview Coal Export Project Reach 195,000

Nov. 18, 2013 6:54 p.m.

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.

Energy | Environment

Study: Coal Project Would Help One Puget Sound County But Others Would Pay

July 25, 2014 12:50 a.m.

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.

Energy | Environment

Coal Export Opponents Dominate Vancouver Hearing

Dec. 13, 2012 2:21 a.m.

About 700 people gathered Wednesday night to comment on a coal export terminal that could be built near Bellingham, Wash.

Energy | Environment

Wall Street Giant Backs Away From Washington Coal Export Project

Jan. 7, 2014 10:35 p.m.

A multinational banking giant is backing away from a proposal to build the West Coast’s biggest coal export project near Bellingham, Washington.

local | Energy | News

Public To Weigh In On Longview Coal Export Terminal

Aug. 9, 2013 10:52 p.m.

Permitting agencies begin seeking public comment next week on a proposed coal export terminal near Longview, Wash.

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Studying The Impact Of Coal And Climate Change

Aug. 6, 2013 7:45 p.m.

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.


Way Up Here: On The Road With Alameda in Alaska

June 20, 2013 11:42 p.m.

We ride along with the Portland band Alameda on their 14-date trek to the Great White North. Follow us as Alex Lewis updates with audio, visual and words from the road.

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Searching for York

Aug. 6, 2010 2 a.m.

The Lewis & Clark Expedition has been well-chronicled. But the story of York, a slave to William Clark and comrade on this journey, has been obscured by omission and stereotype.

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