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.
We want you to comment on what should be analyzed in each EIS!
There are a variety of ways to submit comments, including online, by email, by mail, and at the scoping meetings.
Comments submitted prior to the formal opening of the comment period will not be considered as scoping comments.
The link to submit comments online will
be active from August
16 - November 18.
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
About this Site
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.
Public scoping meetings have been scheduled at five locations throughout Washington during September and October of 2013. Oral comments will be limited to two minutes each. The number of people providing comments may be limited depending on the number of people attending each meeting.
Q. What is the Millennium Bulk Terminals project?
A. Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview LLC (MBTL), based near 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. The coal would be imported from coalfields in the western United States for shipping to customers in Asia.
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. The coal would be imported from coal fields in the western United States for shipping to customers in Asia.
MILLENNIUM Bulk Terminals-Longview EIS Environmental Impact Statements