Media Highlights from Public Meetings

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The 45-day public comment period for our Draft EIS has come to a close. We are especially grateful to over a thousand supporters who attended public hearings in Longview, Spokane and Pasco. We’ve compiled a rundown of media coverage from the two weeks of public meetings. These stories provided a clear and objective take on… Read more »

A more detailed look at Millennium’s job numbers

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From The Daily News May 31, 2016 Marissa Luck   For years, Millennium Bulk Terminals has said its proposed Longview coal dock would employ 135 workers, but some opponents challenged that number at last week’s public hearings on the project’s draft environmental impact statement. Some opponents suggested the terminal would only create a handful of… Read more »

Fact or Fiction: Setting the Millennium record straight

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From The Daily News June 1, 2016 The Millennium Bulk Terminals (MBT) project has created significant community discussion. At last week’s public hearing, project opponents bused protesters in from all over Washington and Oregon to voice their opinions. Whether a person is for or against the MBT project, one theme keeps coming up — incorrect… Read more »

Dust and demand: Do they matter?

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From The Daily News May 22, 2016 Two main arguments seem to keep popping up as it relates to the Millennium Bulk Terminals (MBT) project — coal dust and the future demand for coal. Let’s talk about the dust first. From a story by TDN’s Sarah Grothjan last week, we learned a topping agent is… Read more »

Spokane can balance rail traffic, safety and jobs

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From The Spokesman-Review Sunday, May 22, 2016 Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, Sen. Michael Baumgartner   Do you want Washington to have more great blue-collar jobs and increased funding for education and mental health? If so, you should join us in supporting the Millennium Bulk Terminals in the upcoming hearing sessions. As the permitting process progresses for both… Read more »

Regulators Announce Meeting Dates

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Good news. We’re gaining further momentum with a major announcement today and want you to be among the first to know. Cowlitz County announced the dates for the hearings associated with the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for the state. The Draft EIS is scheduled for release on April 29. The hearings will… Read more »

I am Millennium: Permitting Timeline

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Wendy Hutchinson, Vice President of Public Affairs for Millennium, walks us through the permitting process for the Longview terminal proposal.  “What I’m most excited about at Millennium is the fact that we’re taking an industrial site that really has been languishing for the last ten years and we’re going to turn it into a revitalized… Read more »