Rail company shelving Hoquiam WA coal export plans

Allison Roberts News

Regional railroad operator RailAmerica told Port of Grays Harbor commissioners Tuesday that it is shelving current plans to build a coal storage and export facility at the port’s Terminal 3 in Hoquiam. . .

“We agree with Rail America that there are other opportunities which will create more jobs and more enduring economic benefits for the community,” said Becky Kelley of the Power Past Coal coalition, described as an alliance of health, environmental, clean-energy, faith and community groups working to stop coal export off the West Coast.

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