Proposals to export even more coal, through new and expanded West Coast ports, faces concerted opposition from environmentalists and some public officials.Most of the exported coal from the West comes from Montana, with coal also exported from mines in Wyoming, Colorado and Utah. In 2011, the most recent year for which state-by-state figures were available, those states shipped about 22 million tons for export.
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