Oregon's DEQ Issues Draft Permits for Coal Export Terminal

Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 05/31/2013

Ambre Energy’s plan to export coal from Northwest ports came closer to reality when Oregon regulators issued the first draft permits earlier today.


The Australian Energy Giant hopes to extract cheap coal from Wyoming and Montana, transport it by rail and barge to Boardman, Oregon where it would be loaded on ocean-going ships headed for energy hungry Asian markets.


KBOO's Joe Meyer spoke with Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of the Columbia RiverKeepers and Joanie Stevens-Schwenger of the Oregon DEQ for details.


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