Proposed Coal Export Terminal Can’t Proceed in Absence of Rejected Permit

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Meg Matthews, 206.291.5942,
Brett VandenHeuvel, Columbia Riverkeeper, 503.348.2436,

PORTLAND, Ore. — The proposed Morrow Pacific coal export terminal faces the latest in a series of disappointments today. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced that project proponent Ambre Energy can receive its water quality certification only if it also receives a permit from the Oregon Department of State Lands—a permit that State Lands already rejected in August 2014.

Read the full press release here.