Guest Opinion: Are coal-carrying trains a sign of progress?

Allison Roberts News

Washington has a long and proud history of economic innovation. Our state is known for technological advances that change the world. As members of Washington’s business community, we know how valuable are our region’s high quality of life, healthy business environment and stellar reputation as a technology driver to growing existing businesses and attracting new businesses to the region. And as residents of Bellingham and Longview we are particularly focused on growing sustainable jobs in our communities.

That’s why we are so concerned about proposals for massive coal export facilities in Whatcom and Cowlitz counties.

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