Using a Non-Renewable Resource to Transport a Non-Renewable Resource?

Why on earth would anyone use a non-renewable resource (diesel and bunker fuel) to transport another non-renewable resource (coal) to a distant country?  And degrade the environment all along the way in the process!  You know the answer: it's to make big corporate profits for the Australian company Ambre Energy and Wyoming based Cloud Peak Energy.

Link to background article in Portland Mercury newspaper here.

Info on the lawsuit brought by concerned citizens here.

 

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