Army Corps Won't Perform Sweeping Coal Export Review

Law360, New York (June 18, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday rebuffed pleas from environmentalists and lawmakers to perform an overarching environmental review of three proposed coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest and said it would limit its review of greenhouse gas emissions to the facilities themselves.

At a House Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing on coal and liquefied natural gas exports, Army Corps acting regulatory chief Jennifer Moyer said there wasn’t any compelling justification to draft an areawide environmental impact statement of the three terminals, which will...
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