powder river basin http://mtpr.org en Green-Washing Coal Mining And Coal Exports http://mtpr.org/post/green-washing-coal-mining-and-coal-exports <p align="left">The Oregon Department of State Lands recently denied a permit to Ambre Energy for its proposed coal shipping port on the Columbia River at Boardman. That proposed Morrow Pacific coal port is the smallest of the three coal ports still under consideration in the Pacific Northwest to move Powder River Basin coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asian markets.</p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:28:55 +0000 Tom Power 23932 at http://mtpr.org To export coal, or not to export coal http://mtpr.org/post/export-coal-or-not-export-coal <p>Coal development generates money in Montana. Executive Director of the Montana Coal Council Bud Clinch said an average train carrying coal has about 120 cars, and represents about $30,000 of local, state, and federal taxes being paid.</p><p>He said Coal is worth continuing to invest in, it’s what Montana has, and the demand for it is not going away.</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 22:03:14 +0000 Katrin Frye 6102 at http://mtpr.org