Army Corps of Engineers says no to broad review of coal exports

Allison Roberts News

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not conduct an all-encompassing review of the three coal export projects proposed in the Northwest, rejecting requests from Oregon and Washington’s governors and project opponents.

Jennifer Moyer, acting chief of the Corps’ regulatory program, told a House subcommittee today that the agency would review the three proposed export terminals separately, and would not directly address some of the opposition’s top concerns. All three projects seek to export Montana and Wyoming coal to Asia through the Northwest.

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