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Governors to Meet About Coal Port Project
Coal Exports
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Montana's governor is heading to Washington state to discuss a new Columbia River coal port being challenged by environmentalists over greenhouse-gas concerns.

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer is planning to meet with Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire Wednesday afternoon to discuss the project.

Conservation groups are challenging the permit for a planned port redevelopment in Longview, which is about 40 miles north of Portland, Ore. The project would handle about 5 million tons of coal annually. It would be shipped by rail from Wyoming and Montana.

Schweitzer is a supporter of the coal terminal. Gregoire has called for a balanced approach that recognizes environmental concerns and the need for jobs. Both are Democrats.
On 01-05-11, JCW commented....
ANYTHING involving Washington Governor Christine Gregoire is bad for jobs, bad for the economy, and bad for business.
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