The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided against holding a public hearing on a coal export terminal in Plaquemines Parish.
Officials say there’s no new information that would affect its regulatory authority over the project.
RAM Terminal wants a permit to operate on 600 acres near Ironton.
Environmental groups say the terminal would spoil coastal restoration projects.
Grace Morris is senior organizer with Gulf Restoration Network. She says more environmental reviews are needed.