NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Cowlitz County Hearing Examiner will hold an open record, quasi-judicial, public hearing on Thursday, November 2, 2017, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Cowlitz Regional Conference Center, 1900 7th Ave SW, Longview, WA, and concluding upon completion of proceedings, to consider the following Shoreline Substantial Development and Conditional Use Permit applications:
No. SL 17-0992, submitted by Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview, LLC, to construct and operate a coal shipping and export terminal within the shoreline jurisdiction of the Columbia River. The proposed project includes construction of eight rail lines on the site; two new docks on the Columbia River, dredging to enable vessel access between the Columbia River shipping lanes and the new docks, two ship loaders; coal stockpile pads; and associated facilities, conveyors, and equipment. The project is located at 4029 Industrial Way, Longview, WA, within; Sections 25,26,35 and 36, Township 8 North, Range 3 West, W.M; approximately river mile 63; Parcel #s 619530400, 61950, 61953, WDNR Aquatics Land Lease #20-B09222, and BPA Parcels 61954 and 6195303. The Columbia River at the project location is an Urban Shoreline of Statewide Significance.
Persons having comments on the above applications may appear at said time and place to be heard, or may submit comments by mail, email or facsimile, provided the information is received no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Mail or fax your comments to the attention of Ron Melin, Senior Environmental Planner, 207 Fourth Avenue North, Kelso, Washington 98626, Fax No. (360)414-5550. Application materials are available for review at the Department of Building and Planning, First Floor, County Administration Building, 207 Fourth Avenue North, Kelso, Washington, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., excluding holidays, or may be discussed by calling (360)577-3052. The Cowlitz County Administration Building and the Cowlitz Regional Conference Center are accessible for persons with disabilities. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations provided upon request.