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More states take interest in legal fight over coal terminal

More states take interest in legal fight over coal terminal

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Six states have lined up in support of Washington state in a legal battle over its decision to block a proposed coal-export terminal on the Columbia River. The Daily News reports attorneys general from California, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Oregon filed a “friend-of-the-court” brief this […]

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US judge scraps Oakland, California, ban on Utah coal shipments

US judge scraps Oakland, California, ban on Utah coal shipments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in California on Tuesday struck down the city of Oakland’s ban on coal shipments at a proposed cargo terminal, siding with a developer who wants to use the site to transport Utah coal to Asia. In a scathing ruling, U.S. District Judge Vince […]

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Interests widen in legal fight over coal-export terminal

Interests widen in legal fight over coal-export terminal

SEATTLE (AP) — Six Western states and several national industry groups have lined up against Washington state in a legal battle over its decision to reject permits for a massive proposed coal-export terminal on the Columbia River. Utah-based Lighthouse Resources, which operates coal mines in Montana and Wyoming, sued Washington […]

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