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Vancouver Port Greenlights Coal Terminal for Asia Exports

The port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest, approved plans to build a C$15 million ($13.7 million) terminal to ship coal from Wyoming’s Powder River Basin to markets in Asia.

Fraser Surrey Docks LP on the Fraser River southeast of Vancouver, which has faced opposition from environmentalists and local residents about issues ranging from climate change to coal dust, plans to build the facility next to its existing container terminal.