U.S. Army Corps of Engineers http://nwpr.org en Coal Exports Debate Heads To Washington D.C. http://nwpr.org/post/coal-exports-debate-heads-washington-dc <p>The debate over coal exports in the Northwest moved to Washington D.C. Tuesday.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle Mayor Mike </span>McGinn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> testified alongside representatives from the mining and natural gas industries in a congressional hearing about energy exports.</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:40:02 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 29589 at http://nwpr.org Coal Exports Debate Heads To Washington D.C. Anti-coal Export Groups File Legal Petition For Coal Study http://nwpr.org/post/anti-coal-export-groups-file-legal-petition-coal-study <p>The number of coal export terminals proposed for Oregon and Washington has dropped from six to three. But a dozen Northwest groups aren’t backing down from their call for a regional impact study of the coal projects.</p><p>The groups filed a legal petition Wednesday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. They want the corps to study the environmental impacts of transporting coal by train and barge from mines in Montana and Wyoming to shipping terminals.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 12:54:58 +0000 Bonnie Stewart 28002 at http://nwpr.org