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Trump eyes West Coast military bases for coal, gas exports

FILE – In this February 1997 file photo, hundreds of houses, which over 6,000 military personnel and dependents called home, along with schools, warehouses, hangars, and other structures sit empty on the Adak Naval Air Facility in Alaska. The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File) FX701 FX701

The administration is interested in partnering with private entities to ship coal or liquefied natural gas through naval installations or other federal facilities, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said.  VIEW

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