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Portland City Council bans new bulk fossil fuel terminals

December 15, 2016, 4:11pm Business

PORTLAND — The Portland City Council on Wednesday unanimously passed a first-in the country ban on new bulk fossil fuel storage facilities that commissioners hope will be replicated in other cities even as the incoming Trump administration signals its intent to dismantle federal climate change policies. Read story

A road sign is posted at the entranced the closed Spruce Creek coal mine in Matewan, W.Va., on Friday. The hard-eyed view along the Tug Fork River in coal country is that Donald Trump has to prove he'll help Appalachian mining like he promised.

Trump’s vow to bring back coal gives hope to weary regions

A road sign is posted at the entranced the closed Spruce Creek coal mine in Matewan, W.Va., on Friday. The hard-eyed view along the Tug Fork River in coal country is that Donald Trump has to prove he'll help Appalachian mining like he promised.

November 21, 2016, 12:15pm Nation & World

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — The hard-eyed view along the Tug Fork River in West Virginia coal country is that President-elect Donald Trump has something to prove: that he’ll help bring back Appalachian mining, as he promised time and again on the campaign trail. Nobody thinks he can revive it entirely —… Read story

A coal train is heading north through the old Georgia-Pacific site in Bellingham, Washington, March 1, 2011.

Groups, BNSF Railway reach agreement in coal dust lawsuit

A coal train is heading north through the old Georgia-Pacific site in Bellingham, Washington, March 1, 2011.

November 15, 2016, 5:02pm Business

SEATTLE — A tentative agreement has been reached between BNSF Railway and seven environmental groups that sued alleging coal spilled from trains pollutes waterways in Washington state. Read story

Judge: Railway could be held liable if coal spills proven

October 26, 2016, 4:38pm Latest News

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle has found that BNSF Railway could be held liable in a lawsuit claiming that coal spilled from trains pollutes waterways if environmental groups can show at trial that such discharges actually occurred. Read story

Washington tribes call for better federal consultation

October 25, 2016, 10:50am Northwest

SEATTLE — American Indian tribes in Washington state are asking President Barack Obama to overhaul the way the federal government consults with tribes on infrastructure projects. Read story

Coal-export terminal hearing set for Monday

October 23, 2016, 9:07pm Latest News

LONGVIEW — Hundreds of supporters and opponents are expected at a federal hearing Monday about a proposed coal-export terminal along the Columbia River in Southwest Washington. Read story

Millennium Bulk Logistics-Longview, a company owned by two coal producers, wants to build an operation in Longview to export 44 million metric tons of coal annually to Asia.

Vancouver council votes to oppose Longview coal terminal plan

Millennium Bulk Logistics-Longview, a company owned by two coal producers, wants to build an operation in Longview to export 44 million metric tons of coal annually to Asia.

October 18, 2016, 12:24pm Business

The Vancouver City Council approved a resolution opposing the proposed Millennium coal terminal on Monday night. Read story

Coal company shifts to Canadian port to ship to Asia

October 13, 2016, 5:35pm Business

BILLINGS, Mont. — A coal company with mines in Montana and Wyoming said Thursday that it’s begun exporting fuel to Asia through a Canadian shipping terminal, after its yearslong effort to secure port access in the U.S. Pacific Northwest has come up short. Read story

U.S.: Mine expansion to have minor climate impact

October 6, 2016, 10:45am Business

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. officials have approved a 117 million-ton expansion of a Montana coal mine after concluding that burning the fuel would have a minor impact on the nation’s overall greenhouse gas emissions. Read story

Millennium Bulk Logistics-Longview, a company owned by two coal producers, wants to build an operation in Longview to export 44 million metric tons of coal annually to Asia.

Coal terminal gets a favorable review from Army Corps

Millennium Bulk Logistics-Longview, a company owned by two coal producers, wants to build an operation in Longview to export 44 million metric tons of coal annually to Asia.

October 3, 2016, 4:53pm Business

A proposal to ship coal from Montana and Wyoming out of a port in Washington has received a favorable review from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Read story