Protesters gather in Pasco at hearing on proposed coal export terminal

October 1, 2013 

Coal Train Meeting

Vicky Stifter, a minister with the United Church of Christ in Hood River, Ore., leads a group protesters Tuesday at the TRAC facility in Pasco. They're against a proposed coal export terminal near Longview because they believe uncovered coal trains traveling through the region will have a negative impact on the environment. They were attending the third of five meetings for an environmental review on the terminal.

RICHARD DICKIN — Tri-City Herald Buy Photo

Vicky Stifter, a minister with the United Church of Christ in Hood River, Ore., leads a group protesters Tuesday at the TRAC facility in Pasco. They're voicing their opinion against a proposed coal export terminal near Longview because they believe uncovered coal trains traveling through the region will have a negative impact on the environment. They were attending the third of five meetings on an environmental review for the terminal.

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