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Oct 16, 2015, 05:01 ET State Department of Ecology stalls trade growth in Washington by delaying Longview environmental review -- again

The Washington State Department of Ecology today sent a chilling message to those whose livelihoods depend on future investment in trade and export...


Jul 16, 2015, 12:39 ET Construction Trades Endorse Gateway Pacific Terminal Expansion

The 60 affiliated local trade unions of the Washington State Building & Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO have announced support for the Gateway...


Jul 24, 2013, 12:07 ET Elway Poll Finds 2 to 1 Support for Proposed Export Terminals

A new poll shows that Washington state voters support proposed export terminals in the Northwest by a two-to-one margin. Elway Research reports that...


May 30, 2013, 11:00 ET Is Washington State Open for Business?

A coalition of business, labor and agriculture leaders from across the state is encouraging Gov. Jay Inslee to make sure that Washington is "open for ...


May 16, 2013, 12:58 ET Environmentalists, Labor and Elected Officials Unite Behind New Incentives for Coal Power Sales to State Utilities

Labor and business leaders are praising the Washington state Legislature and Gov. Jay Inslee for the passage of Senate Bill 5297, which was signed...


Apr 18, 2013, 07:25 ET Setting the Record Straight on Coal Exports -- Alliance for Northwest Jobs & Exports

Even as proposals for new Northwest bulk export facilities proceed through the rigorous environmental review mandated by law, opponents continue to...