PBS NewsHour

Pacific Northwest Weighs Risks of Cashing in on Coal Export

Clip: 08/02/2013 | 8m 50s

The demand for coal is booming in Asia, tempting companies in the Pacific Northwest to build export terminals and cash in. However, there is concern the trains transporting the coal to the coast will have an adverse impact on the local fishing and wildlife industries. Special correspondent Katie Campbell reports.

Aired: 08/02/13

Rating: NR

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