Release: Governor Opposes using Federal rules to block coal exports - Office of Governor Matt Mead

Jan 31st, 2013

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead gave his support to a coal export facility on the West Coast in comments sent to the lead agency reviewing the proposal. The U.S Army of Corps of Engineers is taking comments during the public scoping phase for the proposed expansion at the Gateway Pacific Terminal in Washington State.

“I support this project. It will enhance infrastructure and business activity, produce jobs and economic growth, and increase the country’s global competitiveness in all ways,” Governor Mead wrote. He added that he supports a thoughtful, thorough environmental impact analysis of this project under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).



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