Rail cars carry coal from a plant in Rawlins, Wyo., June 24, 2014. In a sign of how seriously the coal industry takes actions by Washington state residents regarding coal, Matt Mead, the governor of Wyoming, traveled to Longview last year to make the case directly to its citizens, urging them to allow a new coal export terminal.
Rail cars carry coal from a plant in Rawlins, Wyo., June 24, 2014. In a sign of how seriously the coal industry takes actions by Washington state residents regarding coal, Matt Mead, the governor of Wyoming, traveled to Longview last year to make the case directly to its citizens, urging them to allow a new coal export terminal. JIM WILSON NYT
Rail cars carry coal from a plant in Rawlins, Wyo., June 24, 2014. In a sign of how seriously the coal industry takes actions by Washington state residents regarding coal, Matt Mead, the governor of Wyoming, traveled to Longview last year to make the case directly to its citizens, urging them to allow a new coal export terminal. JIM WILSON NYT

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