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Globalizing U.S. Coal

04 Nov

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Coal producers in Wyoming and Montana are hoping new export terminals will be built in Washington state so they can ramp up their sales to China. Activists are trying to stop those ports, in part because they’re concerned about global warming. But a thriving export market could also drive up the price of coal here in the United States, and that has climate implications as well.

Read this fascinating story from National Public Radio for the details. Here’s the link.

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