Coal Export Terminals
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Tue March 12, 2013

Coal Dust’s Environmental Impacts In Pacific Northwest

There are five proposed coal export terminals under consideration in Washington and Oregon. They would be built to transfer coal off of trains from Wyoming and Montana mines and on to ships bound for Asia. Some coal dust will escape along the journey from mines to terminals. In the second part of our series, Ashley Ahearn looks at the environmental impacts of coal dust.

Read the whole story on KUOW’s Earthfix