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By Greg Johnson
Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Bill allowing coal terminal lawsuit sends message, legislator says


March 7, 2019

GILLETTE — Giving the Wyoming Legislature’s Management Council authority to take independent legal action over Washington State’s efforts to kill a coal export terminal project sends a message more than it threatens a lawsuit.

That’s what state Sen. Jeff Wasserburger, R-Campbell/Converse, takes away from House Bill 251, which passed the Senate on the Legislature’s final day Wednesday and is awaiting Gov. Mark Gordon’s signature.

Wyoming already is involved in litigation over the proposed $680 million Millennium coal export terminal in Longview, Washington, which has been blocked...

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