Columbia Riverkeeper v. Cowlitz City

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20118
No(s). 17-010c (Shoreline Hearings Bd. Sep 15, 2017)

The Washington state Shorelines Hearing Board denied plans to build a methanol refinery on the Columbia River because the plans failed to adequately consider greenhouse gas emissions. A manufacturing company proposed to manufacture methanol from natural gas supplied by a lateral pipeline, with the m...