This is the beginning of the final enviro assault on coal. If we can’t burn it here or export it there, coal will be nowhere.
The Associated Press reports:
About 800 people showed up Tuesday night in Bellingham, Wash., to learn how they can make their voices heard during an environmental review process for a proposed terminal to ship U.S. coal to Asia.
County, state and federal officials told the crowd that the process of taking public input won’t begin in earnest until this summer.
Seattle-based SSA Marine wants to build a terminal near Bellingham that would ship millions of tons of coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia. The company says it would create thousands of jobs and generate millions in tax and other revenues…