If the environmental issues are resolved, more north east coal could be

An agreement between a Northeast First Nation and a Vancouver based coal company could see an increase in shipments through Prince Rupert’s Ridley Terminals by early 2010.

The McLeod Lake Indian band, and First Coal Corporation of Vancouver, both signed off on a memorandum of Understanding agreement that will see the coal company conduct exploration on the traditional territory of the McLeod Lake band, First Coal describes their extraction process as an environmentally friendly one, though the plan will still require the usual environmental assessments before any actual work commences…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 9148396933 )-