Category Archives: Environmental Impact Statement

Draft EIS for Longview Millennium Bulk Terminals – Coal Export Terminal

Comments accepted through November 29, 2016.

screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-3-05-41-pmThe Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview NEPA/SEPA Environmental Impact Statements are available for review and online comment  at the project website here.  Comments can be submitted by mail to: Millennium Bulk Terminals NEPA EIS, c/o ICF International, 710 Second Avenue, Suite 550, Seattle, WA 98104

 

 

Final EIS & Permit: Westway Oil Terminal (Grays Harbor)

Comments accepted through:  November 19, 2016.

The final EIS for the proposed Westway crude oil shipping terminal at Grays Harbor has been issued and now the City of Hoquiam has a decision to make: to grant or deny the permit for the project.  There is one last opportunity for written public comments that screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-3-08-30-pmwill end on November 19, 2016.

Westway has applied to the City of Hoquiam for a shoreline development permit.  To act on this permit application, the City must take into account the findings of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that evaluates the broad range of impacts of oil trains going to Hoquiam of 100+ year old tracks and more oil tankers navigating the Harbor.  The FEIS clearly found that impacts to tribal treaty rights, access to fishing, and the risk of a devastating derailment or marine oil spill cannot be mitigated.   

For more information, visit: Washington Dept of Ecology Grays Harbor Terminal Expansion, or Stand up to Oil   www.standuptooil.org or contact Tammy Domike, Citizens for a Clean Harbor, cleangraysharbor@gmail.com.

Oil by Rail – Shell Unloading Facility at Anacortes

Permit Application Cancelled – Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Rail Spur

Screen Shot 2016-06-23 at 5.49.30 PMShell cancelled their permit request after the draft EIS was released in October.  The history and current status can be found on Washington Department of Ecology  website.  They may reapply, if plans change which would result in the EIS  process being started over.

Federal Coal Leasing Program Reform – PEIS

Strip_coal_miningProgrammatic Environmental Impact Statement – Reform of Federal Coal Leasing Program

Comments were accepted: Through July 28, 2016.

Hearings: Six nationally, from May 17, 2016 to June 28, 2016.  In Seattle, June 21, 2016.   See info here.

EmailBLM_WO_Coal_Program_PEIS_Comments@blm.gov

Mail: Coal Programmatic EIS Scoping
Bureau of Land Management
20 M St. SE, Room 2134 LM
Washington, D.C. 20003 By email or mail.  Get

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