United States: Environmental impact statement needed for coal terminal, opponents say

Bloomberg: A proposed Puget Sound terminal that would ship millions of tons of coal to Asia drew opposition from most speakers Oct. 27, with many opponents at a public meeting calling for a broader environmental impact statement analyzing impacts stretching from Montana strip mines to Chinese smoke stacks. Some 1,800 people attended the first of a series of seven scoping meetings on the Gateway Pacific Terminal, which would be located about 12 miles south of the Canadian border. The site is just north of Bellingham,......

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