Now Playing:

Results for News (Other Results)

Environment | Energy

Could Coal Exports Run Through Vancouver Port?

July 16, 2013 6 a.m.

An energy giant recently walked away from a coal export deal on the lower Columbia River. But the pursuit of venues where ships can load up on Asia-bound coal is not over. Could the Port of Vancouver some day trade in coal? It's not out of the question.

Could Coal Exports Run Through Vancouver Port?

July 16, 2013 5:25 p.m.

An energy giant recently walked away from a coal export deal on the lower Columbia River. But the pursuit of venues where ships can load up on Asia-bound coal is not over.

Environment | Energy

Pass-Through Towns Want A Voice In Coal Exports

June 25, 2012 6 a.m.

The Columbia River town of Camas, Wash. is succeeding at building a reputation as a tourist destination. But some residents worry their community could develop a new reputation: as a pass-through town for noisy, dusty coal trains.

local

Seattle City Council Will Vote On Regional Coal Exports

May 29, 2012 6 a.m.

Six new terminals are proposed in Washington and Oregon to move coal from the Rockies to Asian markets.
The coal would travel by train through Washington and Oregon to get to those terminals. The Seattle city council will vote Tuesday on a resolution opposing coal exports through Washington.

New Poll: Coal Exports Winning Support In Washington

Feb. 1, 2013 3:04 p.m.

Washington’s coal export terminal proposals are winning the battle for public opinion, a new survey finds. But the results are nuanced.

Environment | Energy

Wyoming Governor Visits Washington To Promote Coal Exports

June 4, 2014 1:02 a.m.

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead tours a proposed coal export terminal on the Washington side of the Columbia River. Facilities like this are needed to get Wyoming coal to Asian markets.

Environment | Energy

Washington's Catholic Bishops Call For Broad Review Of Coal Exports

Nov. 12, 2013 6:24 p.m.

SeattlePI.com reports that Washington's four Catholic bishops have released a statement calling for “exhaustive and independent review” of the state's two coal export terminals under consideration.

local | Environment

Kitzhaber Concerned About Environmental Impacts Of Coal Exports

April 25, 2012 6:56 p.m.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is asking federal agencies to study the environmental impacts of coal exports from the West Coast.

1 to 10 of 81 results.

Other Results

Think Out Loud

Gubernatorial Republican Candidate: Dennis Richardson

Oct. 15, 2014 7:06 p.m.

Republican Dennis Richardson is challenging Democratic Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber in the November election.

Think Out Loud

Global Trade in the Northwest

Sept. 27, 2010 4 p.m.

Among the dismal economic news about the housing market, unemployment and consumer confidence, exports have been touted as a bright spot, and the key to economic recovery. Exports are a significant economic driver in the Northwest. Shipments from Oregon were valued at $10.3 billion between January and July of this year, according to data provided by the Portland U.S. Export Assistance Center. And Washington is the most trade-dependent state in the nation. This is one reason why Washington Governor Chris Gregoire is currently on a trade mission to Asia, talking up cherries, potatoes and other products the Evergreen state sends around the world. Washington and Oregon are now considering exporting coal from other Western states to China to take advantage of that country's seemingly endless energy demands, even as we try to cut down on our own coal consumption here.

Economy | Business | Think Out Loud

Seeking Solutions To Oregon's Shipping Crisis

July 31, 2015 4:45 p.m.

All major container shipping companies have left the Port of Portland. That means imports and exports must now go through other ports. State agencies are hosting workshops to brainstorm new ways to keep trade alive in Oregon.

End of 4 results.