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Millennium Bulk Terminals

MBTL submitted a Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application (JARPA) for a proposed coal and bulk commodities export facility on February 22, 2012. The JARPA contains permit application information for federal, state, and local agencies. The coal export facility, as proposed, would be capable of receiving, stockpiling, blending and loading coal by conveyor onto ships for export. MBTL proposes bringing coal in by rail to the site, storing coal at the facility, and exporting coal on ships. The proposal includes two stages. Stage 1 plans indicate up to 25 million metric tons of coal would be handled and under Stage 2, the maximum would increase to 44 million metric tons of coal. The complete proposed facility would require construction of eight rail lines, two new docks, two shiploaders, four coal stockpile pads, and associated facilities, conveyors, and equipment.

The submission of the JARPA triggers an environmental review process under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). Both phases of the proposed project will be addressed under SEPA.


Full Project Information and a Project Document Library is available on the SEPA

MBTL Project Website


SEPA DEIS Comment Period Is OPEN:

The Comment period for the SEPA Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) has opened on April 29th, 2016 and will close on June 13th, 2016. Full information on commenting, public hearings and where to get more information can be found on the project website and in the Notice of Availability.

Notice of Availability - Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)

SEPA Co-Lead Joint Press Release 4.29.16

 


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