Transporting Coal through the Pacific NorthWest Static Preview

Energy producers, transporters and brokers of coal, specifically, Ambre Energy and Arch Coal Inc. have put Southwest Washington and the Pacific Northwest in the spotlight with proposals to transform ports into key shipping hubs in a worldwide realignment of valuable oil and coal resources. Under 14 different plans and operations, Washington and Oregon ports would essentially serve as a vast transfer station for the coal and oil being extracted from America's heartland, where raw materials are sent to domestic and overseas markets, primarily in Asia, demanding fuel and electricity for growth.  This is a trailer for the documentary, Momenta which explores the impact of these plans and the citizen groups opposed to such plans.


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