NW Energy Export Facilities

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Existing and proposed. PDF version here.  Version 1.0.0  11 View(s)  0.17 KBDownload

Map of Coal Exports in the NW

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A great map from the Sierra Club showing the coal export route from Powder River Basin. Fall 2012 | Sierra Club DOWNLOAD  Version 1.0.0  27 View(s)  0.15 KBDownload

Oregon railways

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Map of Oregon’s freight railways, showing possible routes for coal trains along the Union Pacific line to Coos Bay, St. Helens or Boardman.  Version 1.0.0  24 View(s)  0.16 KBDownload

Washington railways

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Map of Washington state’s railways, showing possible routes for coal trains along the BNSF railways to proposed terminals at Cherry Pt., Grays Harbor and Longview, WA.  Version 1.0.0  15 View(s)  0.16 KBDownload

Montana railways

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Map of Montana’s freight and passenger railways, showing possible routes for BNSF and Union Pacific coal trains from the Powder River Basin.  Version 1.0.0  11 View(s)  0.15 KBDownload

National Rail Freight Infrastructure Capacity and Investment Study

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This study is an assessment of the long-term capacity expansion needs of the continental U.S. freight railroads. It provides a first approximation of the rail freight infrastructure improvements and investments needed to meet the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) projected demand for rail freight transportation in 2035. The U.S. DOT estimates that the demand for rail freight transportation—measured in …

Carbon Offshoring: The Legal and Regulatory Framework for U.S. Coal Exports

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This report examines the legal and regulatory framework for U.S. coal exports, focusing in particular on the significant improvements in railroad and port infrastructure that will be necessary in order to boost the volume of overseas coal shipments to the degree anticipated by recent industry projections.  Version 1.0.0  32 View(s)  0.18 KBDownload