Analysis of proposed terminal in Wash. fails to change minds
Washington state officials today released more than 1,000 pages of environmental analysis that failed to rattle either side on the debate over the West Coast's last proposal for a coal export terminal.
Sandoval asks Pruitt to ice mine bonding rule
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is pressing U.S. EPA to heed the concerns of his state and others about proposed changes to Superfund insurance requirements for hardrock mining.
Sportsmen urge Trump to oppose Pebble mine
Sportsmen pressed President Trump to block the Pebble mine in Alaska as fears mount that a new regime at U.S. EPA will scrap proposed mining restrictions.
Acosta confirmed as new Labor secretary
The Senate yesterday confirmed former George W. Bush administration official Alexander Acosta as the new secretary of Labor.
Canadian port resists export ban in retaliation to Trump
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark responded to new U.S. tariffs on Canadian lumber by calling for a ban on all exports of thermal coal, most of which comes from the United States. Coal interests on both sides of the border are pushing back.