Washington: "Coal Loses Ballot Test"

"County council elections turn on local issues, but the recent ballot in Washington State's Whatcom County drew big money and national interest. As Ashley Ahearn of public media's EarthFix reports,these councillors must approve any permit for a huge coal export facility, and those elected are considered by many to be opponents of such a coal terminal."

Ashley Ahearn reports for Living On Earth in a segment air-dated the week of November 15, 2013.

Source: Living on Earth/EarthFix, 11/18/2013