Coal Export FAQ

Allison Roberts

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Create DateNovember 11, 2011
Last UpdatedSeptember 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.