The lawsuit in Federal Court comes just seven months after the Mosier oil train fire.
The decision should mean the end for the proposed coal export terminal, which would have been the largest coal export terminal in the U.S.
Union Pacific has appealed Wasco County’s denial of its rail expansion proposal near Mosier, OR, in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
EFSEC meeting focuses on draft construction stormwater permit.
Agreement in principle requires study of coal train covers, $1 million in environmental restoration plus coal cleanup
Unanimous vote based on violations of Yakama Nation treaty rights; final action next week.
Union Pacific Railroad's permit is challenged by Tribes, conservation groups, and the railroad itself.