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Walter Energy Capitulates on Building New Coal Export Terminal in Mobile


Birmingham Company Agrees to Sell Property to Alabama State Docks – By Glynn Wilson – In an unusual turnaround from its ambition to build a new coal handling export terminal along the riverfront in Mobile, Alabama, Walter Energy has reached an agreement “in principle” with the State Port Authority to sell both the Blue Creek…

Alabama Port Director Stars in Theatrical Coal Hearing


Watch Video 13: State Docks Director Jimmy Lyons Argues For Coal Terminal – See more videos of the hearing here – “He displayed the serene confidence of a Christian holding four aces.” – – Mark Twain – By David Underhill – MOBILE, Ala. – The director of the Alabama State Port Authority glided smoothly through…

Mobile City Council Hears Debate on Blue Creek Coal Terminal


Delays Vote for Two More Weeks – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — The Mobile City Council heard debate for three hours at Government Plaza on Earth Day about whether to overturn the Planning Commission’s approval of Walter Energy’s Blue Creek Coal handling terminal along the city’s riverfront, but the only vote was to…