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‘Major milestone’ for export terminal permitting

May 4, 2016

E&E News, Dylan Brown, April 29th, 2016 A proposal to build a large coal export terminal in Washington state took a step forward today despite the misfortunes of its chief commodity. The Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County released the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals port project. The document […]

State Wades into Uncharted Territory with Review Process

May 4, 2016

InsideSources, Shawn McCoy, May 3rd, 2016 A controversial provision included in a draft environmental review released last week for a West Coast port project could have far-reaching consequences for future developments, not only in the Pacific Northwest but across the county. Planned for an abandoned industrial site in Longview, Washington, Millennium Bulk Terminals has been […]

Longview coal terminal environmental review released

May 4, 2016

The Columbian, Brooks Johnson, April 29th, 2016 The Millennium Bulk Terminals coal-export proposal in Longview would bring up to eight coal-carrying trains of 125 cars each through Vancouver every day, according to new information included in a state environmental review released Friday. Release of the massive study is a major step for the project that […]

Montana Lawmakers Appeal to Washington State for Common Ground on Energy and Trade

January 22, 2016

OLYMPIA – A bipartisan group of Montana lawmakers appealed to their colleagues in the Washington state Legislature this week, urging careful consideration of energy legislation that stands to have significant impacts on the economies of the West. The two Montana Democrats and two Republicans testified Wednesday before the Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee on Senate Bill […]

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Longview Hearing Incites Local Support

May 24, 2016

Today is the first of three hearings allowing Washingtonians to voice their support for Millennium Bulk Terminals in Longview. The hearings are expected to draw good-sized crowds at the sites in Longview, Spokane (May 26) and Pasco (June 2). In an editorial this past Sunday, The Daily News (TDN) in Longview addressed two of the […]

Washington Readies for Millennium Bulk Terminals Hearings

May 20, 2016

Public hearings on the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals are less than a week away, with the Longview hearing to take place on Tuesday, May 24. It has been a long road to this point, and it’s now time to come show your support for this essential infrastructure project in Washington state. During the nearly five […]

Longview Editorial Voices Support for Millennium

May 10, 2016

Over the weekend, the Longview Daily News editorial board announced their support for Millennium Bulk Terminals’ proposed export project in Longview. The publication proclaimed its support and in doing so has joined the ranks of other local entities including the Kelso-Longview Building & Construction Trades Council, the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce, and the International Longshore […]

Draft EIS release attracts attention from inside the Beltway

May 4, 2016

Last Friday, the Washington Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County released the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminal project. Spanning nearly 4,000 pages, the report seemingly highlights all areas the project could affect, including the end use of the coal that it would ship. This particular clause, unparalleled in scope and […]

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Alliance for Northwest Jobs & Exports Responds to U.S. Army Corps’ Gateway Pacific Terminal Permit Denial

May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016 For More Information Please Contact: Kathryn Stenger 425.773.1622 [email protected] Alliance for Northwest Jobs & Exports Responds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s denial of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal’s permit.  On May 9, 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that they have decided to cut permitting for the proposed Gateway […]

Alliance for Northwest Jobs & Exports Responds to the Release of EIS for Millennium Bulk Terminals

April 29, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2016 For More Information Please Contact: Kathryn Stenger 425.773.1622 [email protected] Alliance for Northwest Jobs & Exports Responds to the Release of EIS for Millennium Bulk Terminals SEATTLE – This morning, the Washington state Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County released the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Millennium Bulk […]

Alliance Response to Hearing Dates for the Millennium Bulk Terminal Project

April 7, 2016

SEATTLE – Kathryn Stenger, spokeswoman with the Alliance for Northwest Jobs and Exports, released the following statement this afternoon following the news from the Washington state Department of Ecology that the dates of three public hearings were set for the review of the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Millennium Bulk Terminals project planned for a former superfund site […]

Professor’s Latest Study Misses the Mark

November 25, 2015

The hastily completed 6-week air analysis ignores critical facts about rail investment in Washington’s economy SEATTLE— A new air quality study rushed to completion in order to sway public opinion against the expansion of bulk-commodity trade terminals in Longview and Bellingham is based on questionable analysis and ultimately adds little substance to the legitimate scientific […]