Submission Number: MBTL-SEPA-DEIS-0002276 

Received: 6/9/2016 4:47:01 PM
Commenter: James  Cox
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Agency: Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology
Initiative: Millennium Bulk-Terminals Longview SEPA DEIS
Attachments: No Attachments
Submission Text
I appreciate the opportunity to add my voice to that of others in supporting the environmental study for the proposed port at Longview. The DEIS will present a clear picture of how Millennium Bulk Terminals will proceed in opening and operating this port and the economic, environmental, and social benefits of this project are deserving of approval. Washington is highly dependent on trade, and Cowlitz County desperately needs family wage jobs. An EIS that includes newly-invented forms of navel gazing should not have been necessary for a transportation infrastructure project that will facilitate foreign trade and create good jobs for our community. We need this project to move forward without further delays or unprecedented permit conditions. Thank you for reviewing my comments. This project is deserving of an impartial EIS and should not experience further delays.