Coal Export Negotiations End

COOS BAY, Ore. — The Port of Coos Bay ended its efforts with a California company to export coal Tuesday. If the deal had gone through, it would have meant open cars of coal traveling right through Eugene. Port of Coos Bay representatives say they extended the deadline again and again, waiting for Metro Ports … Continue reading »

Coal Terminal Deal Falls Through

COOS BAY, Ore. — A proposal to build a coal export terminal in Coos Bay is now off the table. The Port of Coos Bay ended negotiations with California-based Metro Ports, Monday. The proposed terminal would have shipped up to 11 million tons of coal from the¬†Midwest¬†to Asia per year. The project would have required … Continue reading »

Coos Bay Terminal Feedback Sought

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking public comment on a proposed resolution to support the Port of Coos Bay’s project to build a new bulk materials terminal. The terminal is part of the Port’s project its developing to export coal and other biomass products. The project includes a large facility … Continue reading »