Washington Deals Blow to Plan for Coal Export TerminalA company that wants to build and operate a large terminal to export coal was denied a key permit by Washington state on Tuesday because of environmental concerns.
Bozeman Democrat Proposes Studying Coal Phase-OutMontana senators are considering studying the potential effects of phasing out coal mining in the state.
Washington Bill To Study Impacts Of Closing Montana Coal PlantWashington lawmakers say they want to study the impacts of closing a huge coal-fired power plant in southeastern Montana that provide powers to the Northwest.
Sparks Fly At Local Coal Terminal HearingMore than 2,000 opponents and supporters of a plan to ship coal through a northwest Washington terminal turned out Thursday for a final public meeting on the controversial proposal.
Hundreds Attend Spokane Hearing On Coal Exports Environmentalists and business interests have been competing to pack public hearings on a proposed coal export terminal near Ferndale, eager to build up a record of comments for or against.
Coal Fight Heats Up Near Bellingham The fight over a coal export terminal proposed near Bellingham is heating up, as hundreds turned out Saturday for the first of several public hearings on the project.