coal trains

Coal Export Opponents Warn Of Train Congestion
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Opponents of the coal industry’s ambitious Asian export plans say a projected spike in cargo trains passing through the Northwest could tie up existing rail lines, spew coal dust across several states and force communities to help cover billions of dollars in imp…
Spokane Wants More Study Of Coal Trains
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane City Council has unanimously approved a resolution requesting further study of the effects of coal trains moving through the city. The resolution requests that the potential impacts of the trains to Spokane’s public health, safety, economy, traffic, an…