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Judge says waste leak from coal plant ponds is ‘alarming’

June 16, 2016, 4:53pm Business

BILLINGS, Mont. — A state judge expressed alarm at the estimated 200 million gallons of contaminated water seeping annually from leaky ash-storage ponds at a Montana power plant serving customers across the Pacific Northwest — a problem that’s persisted for years after the company and state officials said they were… Read story

Coal terminal hearing in Spokane draws hundreds

May 27, 2016, 12:04pm Business

SPOKANE — Hundreds of people packed into a convention center in Spokane to give their opinion on a proposed coal export terminal that would bring more than a dozen additional trains through the city every day. Read story

Opponents of the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals in Longview prepare signs for display at the Cowlitz County Convention Center on Tuesday morning.

Thousands attend hearing on Longview coal terminal

Opponents of the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals in Longview prepare signs for display at the Cowlitz County Convention Center on Tuesday morning.

May 24, 2016, 4:21pm Business

LONGVIEW — Bearing signs, planting flags and dressed in red or blue, thousands of people descended on the Cowlitz Expo Center on Tuesday to testify at the first public hearing on the draft environmental study of Longview’s proposed coal export dock. Read story

Suspect arrested in death of coal executive Bennett Hatfield

May 24, 2016, 10:28am Business

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man has been arrested in the death of a former coal company executive found shot at a West Virginia cemetery where his wife is buried, a sheriff said Tuesday. Read story

A draft environmental impact statement for a proposed coal export terminal in Longview is scheduled to be released in April 2016. The document had been scheduled for release in November, but was delayed.

Vancouver seeks scrutiny of Longview coal proposal

A draft environmental impact statement for a proposed coal export terminal in Longview is scheduled to be released in April 2016. The document had been scheduled for release in November, but was delayed.

May 23, 2016, 5:46pm Business

The city of Vancouver wants state regulators to take a close look at what up to 16 mile-and-a-half-long coal trains a day could mean for the community. Read story

Regulators: Coal ash to be moved from North Carolina pits

May 18, 2016, 10:26am Nation & World

RALEIGH, N.C. — All coal-ash pits in North Carolina maintained by Duke Energy power plants pose enough of an environmental risk that they should be excavated and moved by 2024, state environmental regulators said Wednesday. Read story

Coal export opponents show their disapproval of a pro-coal speaker who was giving public testimony on a proposed Cherry Point coal export terminal near Bellingham in 2012. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied to permit for the project.

Feds deny permit for Cherry Point coal-export terminal

Coal export opponents show their disapproval of a pro-coal speaker who was giving public testimony on a proposed Cherry Point coal export terminal near Bellingham in 2012. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has denied to permit for the project.

May 9, 2016, 12:23pm Business

SEATTLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday denied a permit to a $700 million project to build the nation's largest coal-export terminal in northwest Washington state. Read story

A coal train heads north through Bellingham in 2011. The proposed Millennium coal-export terminal in Longview would ship up to 44 million tons of coal per year to Asian markets, bringing western coal through Vancouver to the tune of eight 125-car trains per day. (Philip A.

Longview coal terminal environmental review released

A coal train heads north through Bellingham in 2011. The proposed Millennium coal-export terminal in Longview would ship up to 44 million tons of coal per year to Asian markets, bringing western coal through Vancouver to the tune of eight 125-car trains per day. (Philip A.

April 29, 2016, 12:50pm Business

The Millennium Bulk Terminals coal-export proposal in Longview would bring up to eight coal-carryng trains of 125 cars each through Vancouver every day, according to new information included in a state environmental review released Friday. Read story

Longview coal terminal report due today

April 29, 2016, 6:31am Business

SEATTLE — State and local regulators say a coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington could have some unavoidable significant impacts on greenhouse gases emissions, vessel traffic and rail safety. Read story

Feds deciding if coal-export project violates tribal rights

April 24, 2016, 5:28pm Business

SEATTLE — For centuries, Lummi tribal fishermen have harvested, dug up clams and fished for salmon in the tidelands and waters of northwest Washington state. Read story