Millennium Bulk Terminals is the company that wants to put a coal export terminal on the Columbia River at Longview, Wash. The state of Washington has so far blocked the project for environmental reasons. Now the states of Wyoming and Montana are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their challenge to Washington’s denial, saying that state is blocking their right to interstate commerce.

This lovely photo was taken by Astoria photographer Scott Saulsbury. You’ll find his photos on Facebook and also in his book, Light, Water, and Steel: