In this May 22, 2014 photo, Wesley Simon-Parsons, civil and environmental supervisor at Dominion Terminal Associates, stands near piles of coal at the company's coal terminal in Newport News, Va. As ... more 
In this May 22, 2014 photo, Wesley Simon-Parsons, civil and environmental supervisor at Dominion Terminal Associates, stands near piles of coal at the company's coal terminal in Newport News, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. This area in Virginia exports more coal than any other place in the U.S. and is already experiencing one of the country's fastest rates of sea level rise. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Patrick Semansky
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 3:42 AM EDT