Stories tagged: Cherry Point
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 6:57 p.m.
Washington DNR deciding whether to add aquatic land to Cherry Point reserve
The state of Washington is deciding whether to protect 45 acres of aquatic lands that had been set aside for a proposed coal-export shipping terminal at Cherry Point.
Fri., May 13, 2016, midnight
Tribal treaty sinks terminal plans
In denying the permit for Gateway Pacific, the Army Corps determined the project would have had an impact on the tribe’s treaty-protected fishing rights.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
Feds deny permit for Cherry Point coal-export terminal
SEATTLE (AP) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday denied a permit to a $700 million project to build the nation’s largest coal-export terminal in northwest Washington state.
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014, midnight
Western Washington tribe brings protest against planned coal export terminal to Spokane
Members of a Western Washington tribe stopped Tuesday near the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Spokane, part of a “totem pole journey” to protest plans to build a …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2013, midnight
State: Greater scrutiny of coal trains required
The effects of more coal trains rolling through communities like Spokane, as well as possible increases to global warming from that coal being burned in Asia, must be studied before …
Wed., July 31, 2013, 10:50 a.m.
State to study coal train effects
Studies of the potential health effects of a new coal terminal on the Puget Sound will extend beyond the Bellingham area to include communities like Spokane that will see a …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2012, midnight
NW coal port hearing draws 800 at fairgrounds
Eight hundred people poured into Spokane County Fair and Expo Center on Tuesday afternoon to debate a proposed coal port facility in northwest Washington. Proponents stressed jobs; environmentalists talked about …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2012, 1:48 p.m.
Coal backers hire temp workers to stand in line
A trade organization promoting coal shipments from Pacific Northwest ports hired about 30 temporary workers to stand in line at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center this morning to …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2012, midnight
Questions surround coal terminal’s impact on Spokane and elsewhere
Coal, like politics, makes strange bedfellows. But these days in Washington, coal is political. A plan to build a $665 million port terminal near Bellingham to ship coal to China …