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Coal Dust's Environmental Impacts

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

Coal Dust's Environmental Impacts

March 12, 2013 2:11 p.m.

If trains and barges transport coal from Montana and Wyoming to proposed export terminals in the Northwest, what will the impact of the coal dust be?

What Coal Dust Means For Human Health

March 11, 2013 1:46 p.m.

With five coal export terminals proposed for the Northwest, residents are grappling with whether coal dust will impact human health.

New Research Provides Evidence Of Coal Dust Escaping From Trains

Nov. 5, 2013 2:41 p.m.

A University of Washington scientist tracked the dust from 450 trains, including about 10 percent carrying coal.

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Coal Scorecard: Your Guide To Coal In The Northwest

June 28, 2012 3:58 p.m.

Here’s your guide to coal in the Northwest: The latest on where the terminals are proposed and how increased train traffic may affect communities along way.

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First Of Its Kind Coal Dust Study Underway In The Northwest

Sept. 17, 2014 7:45 p.m.

EarthFix reporter Ashley Ahearn reports on a coal dust study scientists have begun in the Northwest to determine what affect coal by rail might have on the environment.

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