Gateway Pacific Terminal
GILLETTE — In between the appetizers at Old Chicago, dinner at the Prime Rib Restaurant and Wine Cellar and tourism videos showing deer, elk and antelope grazing on the grasslands of the Powder River Basin, there was coal. Some 100 million tons of it.
DECKER — The 300-foot dragline juts into southern Montana skyline like an industrial tower, a titan among giant equipment at Cloud Peak Energy’s Spring Creek Mine.
A guest column, “Coal Port EIS Jeopardizes Montana Jobs,” published Dec. 17, contains inaccurate information.
SEATTLE (AP) - Preliminary work begins next week for an environmental impact study on plans to build a coal shipping terminal in Longview, Wash.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wyoming's governor wants the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal on its own.
LONGVIEW, Wash. — A company is proposing to build a $600 million terminal in southwest Washington to export 44 million metric tons of Powder River Basin coal to Asia each year, a total that would make it the largest such facility in North America.