Seattle Town Hall Videos

On  February 13, Seattle Town Hall hosted a panel discussion on the Gateway Pacific Terminal project in Whatcom County. Watch the videos below to hear why one local resident supports the project and listen to a short excerpt from the panel discussion. 

Nicole Grant on Shipping Terminals in the Northwest

Bob Watters on the question of Coal Dust

Bob Watters on Vessel Communication

Mike Elliott on the Gateway Pacific Terminal

Nicole Grant on the Gateway Pacific Terminal

Bob Watters on the Gateway Pacific Terminal

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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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