Trade http://nwpr.org en Four Weeks In, Locals Feel The Pain Of China’s Shellfish Import Ban http://nwpr.org/post/four-weeks-locals-feel-pain-china-s-shellfish-import-ban <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">China and Hong Kong have closed their doors to all shellfish imports from an area that stretches from northern California to Alaska. The move is costing the shellfish industry in Washington State hundreds of thousands of dollars. Ashley </span>Ahearn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:07:29 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 39155 at http://nwpr.org Natural Gas: Keep It Here Or Export? Debate Comes To The Northwest http://nwpr.org/post/natural-gas-keep-it-here-or-export-debate-comes-northwest <p>Natural gas production in North America has increased so dramatically that no fewer than 17 companies have now applied to export the fuel overseas. Two gas export terminals are proposed in the Northwest - one near Coos Bay, Oregon, and the other at the Port of Astoria. This week, federal energy regulators are getting an earful of public testimony. Correspondent Tom Banse reports on the possible effects all this could have on the price you pay for natural gas. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 13:12:19 +0000 Tom Banse 16816 at http://nwpr.org Natural Gas: Keep It Here Or Export? Debate Comes To The Northwest South Korea Ban On Fresh Northwest Potatoes http://nwpr.org/post/south-korea-ban-fresh-northwest-potatoes <p>Starting Friday, fresh potatoes from Idaho, Oregon and Washington can no longer be exported to South Korea. As Capital Press reported earlier this week, Korea’s export ban results from concerns over an insect-borne disease that causes light yellow potato flesh to darken and stripe — the zebra chip. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 00:31:04 +0000 Emilie Ritter Saunders 13584 at http://nwpr.org Anti-Coal Protesters Take Message To Top Oregon Officials http://nwpr.org/post/anti-coal-protesters-take-message-top-oregon-officials <p>SALEM, Ore. &ndash; Environmental groups are mobilizing against proposals to export coal through Northwest terminals. Protesters rallied outside a land use meeting in Salem Monday. They&#39;re asking Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber to block permits for several coal terminals. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 22:52:27 +0000 Chris Lehman 6371 at http://nwpr.org Anti-Coal Protesters Take Message To Top Oregon Officials