Submission Number: MBTL-SEPA-DEIS-0000699 

Received: 5/23/2016 12:45:53 PM
Commenter: Gordon Almond

Agency: Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology
Initiative: Millennium Bulk-Terminals Longview SEPA DEIS
Attachments: No Attachments
Submission Text
Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the draft EIS for this extremely important project. I have been waiting for this opportunity for a very long time, and having now reviewed the draft EIS, I can see why it has taken so long. You have taken an unnecessarily broad scope and studied each aspect of it to death. Too often, projects that promise historic economic opportunity like Millennium Bulk Terminal get lost in cumbersome procedures and bureaucratic delays. This is unacceptable. Our communities need to foster economic growth when it comes knocking on our door. This project has the ability to deliver this, and has earned a fair and detailed draft EIS after five long years.