Kitzhaber, Wyden have reservations about coal plan

Allison Roberts News

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Gov. John Kitzhaber and Sen. Ron Wyden both said during Eastern Oregon stops this month that the United States should think twice about what the governor called the “massive export of coal.”

That includes a proposal to ship coal to the Port of Morrow near Boardman and then put it on barges to be sent down the Columbia River to meet ocean liners bound for Asia.

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