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Metro calls for Feds to study coal impacts

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Metro councilors voted unanimously for a resolution that urges more federal study on the impact of proposed coal export terminals.

The issue of constructing terminals at Columbia River Gorge ports to export coal has generated a heated debate. Opponents are concerned about environmental impact, with supporters touting the economic boost, including job creation, that port communities would receive.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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