A $15 million thermal coal terminal at Fraser Surrey Docks that was approved by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority in 2014 has been given the greenlight by the Federal Court of Canada, according to BIV. The court dismissed an appeal by two community groups backed by Ecojustice of the project’s approval. The project has been controversial because it would move thermal coal mostly from American coal mines, which have no port access on the Pacific West Coast to ship coal to Asia.
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