As the preparations to conduct an environmental impact statement of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal project in Whatcom County continue, a commenting period has been opened to the public to receive questions, opinions and suggestions about the project. This is your chance to tell federal, state and local officials why you support the proposed export terminal and help create new jobs right here in the Northwest.

PLEASE NOTE, YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO EDIT THE MESSAGE BEFORE IT IS SUBMITTED.

It’s time to create good jobs. It’s time to move forward with new exports.

Keep up-to-date and get involved.

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$25 million

According to data provided by developers and the ports, the terminals would generate a total of roughly $25 million in taxes annually.

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Thousands

Estimates suggest that thousands of permanent, family-wage jobs will be created through project development, with thousands of additional jobs generated in connected and supporting industries

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The number of coal dust complaints received by the Northwest Clean Air Agency, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency and Spokane Clean Air Agency, despite coal trains traveling through the region for years.

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Less than 1%

Locomotives are the most fuel efficient means of ground transportation in America, accounting for less than 1% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

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$1.5 billion

The amount of private investment developers of the three terminals have pledged to build projects to full capacity.

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