There are three-terminal expansion projects under consideration in the Northwest. In addition to the economic benefits that increased exports will have locally and nationally, each of these projects will have a significant economic impact for the region:
Millennium Bulk Coal Export Terminal
The Millennium Bulk Terminal project will revitalize a 70-year old industrial site, which was initially home to an aluminum smelter build in 1941. The expansion will also benefit current customers of this facility, in the aluminum and timber industries.
Construction phase: 2650 direct and indirect jobs 135 million in wages State and Local 43.1 million in taxes Operation phase: 300 direct and indirect jobs State and Local 5.4 million in taxes
To learn more about the particulars of the Millennium Bulk Coal Export Terminal, please read this informational fact sheet.
Gateway Pacific Terminal
Cherry Point, WA The Gateway Pacific Terminal will expand agricultural exports, opening new markets for Northwest farmers and ag products.
Construction phase: 3587- 4429 direct and indirect jobs 282.2 – 348.7 million in wages State and Local 74.4 – 92.4 million in taxes Operation phase: 867-1251 direct and indirect jobs 91.5-128.6 million in wages State & Local 8.1–11.2 million tax
To learn more about Gateway Pacific Terminal, please visit their website at
Morrow Pacific Project
Boardman, OR The Morrow Pacific Project will create over 1000 permanent jobs in rural Oregon, increase the tax base for the communities involved and provide voluntary contributions to K-12 schools in Morrow County, Oregon. Construction phase: 2,100 direct and indirect jobs 126.9 million in wages State and Local 6.3 million in taxes Operation phase: 1,000 direct and indirect jobs 67.2 million in wages State & Local 2.4 million in taxes $1.7 million in Port use fees to publicly owned ports of Morrow & St. Helens To learn more about the particulars of the Morrow Pacific Project, please visit their