LINCOLN, Calif., April 4 (UPI) — The governors of Oregon and Washington have asked for unprecedented “life-cycle impact” analysis of five planned export terminals and the cargo being transported through them before the Army Corps of Engineers issue permits.

In particular, the governors have asked that the emissions effects of burning coal outside the United States be evaluated for global climate change impacts. The expanded terminals would export others goods, such as grain to food-starved regions.

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