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September 6, 2013 at 3:59 PM

Feds, state to conduct separate reviews of coal train proposals

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Washington State Department of Ecology will conduct separate reviews of proposals to expand state coal exports  – not the joint reviews that had been planned, both agencies announced Friday. The decision to separate the reviews is in some ways not surprising, since the agencies have staked out different criteria…

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February 19, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Inslee: State will trigger ‘international revolution’ on energy policy

Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday promised a group of environmental activists that Washington state will “lead the world in an energy revolution.” “This is the spot,” Inslee said in a short speech before a couple hundred activists crowded around the Capitol rotunda. “This is the spot, right here, where an international revolution is…

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