Kitzhaber opposes coal export facility

Kitzhaber opposes coal export facility

Gov. John Kitzhaber opposes Ambre Energy's proposed Port of Morrow export terminal.

The project and others like it have sparked much debate among those who believe coal exports can bring ample jobs to the region and those who oppose the facilities for environmental reasons.

Kitzhaber told the group he wants the state to decide on the matter by May 31.

Read more at Portland Business Journal