Editorial: Oregon and northwest neighbors must decide wisely on coal export proposals

Allison Roberts News

It was only a matter of time before a local leader willing to look at the big picture on coal exports stood up and said, in so many words: Wait a minute, are we sure about this?

Gov. John Kitzhaber did just that last week, when he asked federal agencies to conduct an integrated review of several proposals to turn Oregon and Washington ports into Asian supply hubs for American coal.

Read the full Oregonian editorial here.