Exporting Powder River Basin Coal: Risks and Costs

Allison Roberts

This white paper by the Western Organization of Resource Councils provides an in-depth analysis of proposals to export Powder River Basin coal to Pacific Rim nations. The report looks at issues related to tripling of train traffic across the northern tier and Pacific Northwest states of Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Washington. It also details the true costs of coal exports, …

Coal Shipping: Bulk carrier safety report 1998 – 2007

Allison Roberts

Bulk carriers have a terrible safety record. This report from the IMO points to the kinds of risks we might expect with more than 400 additional bulk carriers servicing the proposed coal terminal in Washington State’s Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve. test  Version 1.0.0  16 View(s)  0.19 KBDownload