|Categories||community impacts, economic impacts, environmental impacts, health and safety impacts, mining impacts, report, terminals|
|Create Date||November 11, 2011|
|Last Updated||September 24, 2015|
As North America’s appetite for coal wanes, coal companies are looking to China and other Asian markets to sell US-mined coal. Yet before large volumes of coal can be exported overseas, new shipping terminals would need to be built at port sites in the Northwest. In a new fact-finding report, Sightline examines the potential benefits and potential risks of coal export facilities.