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Groups Want Terminal Reopened
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jul 29, 2014 04:18 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Agricultural groups are pushing USDA to reinstate grain inspections at the port of Vancouver, Wash., a month after state inspectors stopped inspecting grain for export at United Grain Corp. because of an ongoing labor dispute.

Farm groups say a bad precedent is being set if U.S. grain exports can be blocked because of a domestic labor dispute.

Other than a single grain shipment based on a waiver, United Grain has been unable to ship grain for effectively a month after the Washington State Department of Agriculture announced it would stop sending inspectors to the facility. The Washington ...

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