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December 29, 2013 12:00 AM

B.C. pipeline adds tar to state's fossil fuel jitters

Is it just us, or does it really feel as if every barrel of oil and ton of coal from the Great Plains and northward is headed our way? Most of the fossil fuel angst in the Puget Sound region this year has focused on a potential onslaught of mile-long coal trains bisecting our communities. They’d be coming from the Columbia River and heading toward an immense new shipping terminal proposed for Cherry Point, near the Canadian border.

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