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No Winners in the War on Coal

No Winners in the War on Coal

Recently the Seattle City Council unanimously passed Resolution 31379, opposing the development of coal-export terminals in Washington State. These terminals would use local railroads for transporting coal to the shore to be shipped overseas, mainly to Asian markets. The coal mined in Wyoming and Montana is considered low-sulfur and low-ash coal, meaning it burns much cleaner than other types of coal. So in pursuing their environmentalist agenda, Seattle has ensured that Asian markets will burn dirtier coal, adding to what they claim they hate in the air in the first place.

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