Public scoping is now closed. Over 215,486 comments have been processed.
The scoping period for the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Millennium Bulk Terminals - Longview Coal Export Terminal project closed Nov. 18, 2013. During scoping, comments to assist in a decision of what impacts to analyze in an environmental impact statement (EIS) were gathered.
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Comments submitted prior to the formal opening of the comment period will not be considered as scoping comments.
The public scoping period is now closed. There will be another opportunity to comment when the Draft EISs are released for public review.
Public scoping meetings are now complete
Total comments from meetings: 1,296
Total attendance at all meetings: 3,966
As of November 14, we have received more than 86,752 comments
Five public scoping meetings were held in September and October to gather input. The public scoping period is now closed; however, there will be another opportunity to comment when the draft EIS is released for public review.
Health Impact Assessment
What is a Health Impact Assessment (HIA)
An HIA is defined as a combination of procedures, methods and tools that systematically judges the potential, and sometimes unintended, effects of a proposed program, project, plan, or policy on the health of a population and the distribution of those effects within the population.
About this Site
This website is authorized and managed jointly by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Washington State Department of Ecology, and Cowlitz County. The purpose of this site is to provide a frequently updated informational hub during the Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview, LLC NEPA/SEPA Environmental Impact Statement development process. In addition, you will be able to use this website to submit comments during the scoping period and after the Draft EIS has been issued.
About this EIS
Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview (MBTL) LLC, based in Longview, Washington proposes to construct and operate a coal export terminal at the site of the former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County. The MBTL proposal is for a facility that would ultimately have the capacity to handle 44 million metric tons of coal annually.