PORTLAND, OR—A proposed $500 million propane exportterminal may face some hurdles.

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There is some question as to whether or not Portland's codesallow zoning for the transport of hazardous materials at the site.So says a report in the Portland Business Journal. Thesite is zoned for heavy industrial use, the article states, but notby a pipeline.

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Portland's planning and sustainabilitycommission is set to examine changes to the site's zoningat its Jan. 27 meeting.

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The Port of Portland reached a $500 millionagreement with Canadian Pembina Pipeline Corp. tobuild the propane facility at the port's Terminal 6. Environmentalinterests, including the Audobon Society of Portland, are raisingquestions about the project, the business site says.

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David Phillips

David Phillips is a Chicago-based freelance writer and consultant with more than 20 years experience in business and community news. He also has extensive reporting experience in the food manufacturing industry for national trade publications.