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Seattle - Coal terminal scoping meeting

Dec 13 - Say no to coal! Comment on the Environmental Impact Statement being prepared by Whatcom County, the Washington Department of Ecology, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

What
  • Coal Train
  • Public Hearing/Meeting
When Dec 13, 2012
from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where WA State Convention Center, Ballroom 6F, 800 Convention Plc.
Contact Name
Contact Phone 360-734-3156
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The public is invited to comment on the scope of an environmental impact statement (EIS) that three agencies plan to jointly prepare for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements in Seattle.

Whatcom County, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) are together conducting the EIS process for the proposed terminal projects and will jointly produce one EIS.

Through scoping, the agencies will decide what impacts to analyze in the EIS. The three lead agencies will ask other agencies, tribes and the public to comment on what impacts the EIS should address.

The 120-day scoping period ends Monday January 21, 2013. Comments made at official sessions or submitted in writing during the scoping process will help inform the type and the geographic scope of impacts to be included in the EIS.

Public scoping meetings will  also  be held at the following times and locations:

Bellingham: 

At Squalicum High School, 3773 East McLeod Road, Bellingham, Washington
98226-7728 on Saturday, October 27, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Friday Harbor High School: 
45 Blair Avenue, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250 on Saturday, November 3,
2012, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Mt. Vernon:
McIntyre Hall, 2501 East College Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273 on
Monday, November 5, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Ferndale: 
Events Center, 5715 Barrett Road, Ferndale, Washington 98248 on Thursday,
November 29, 2012, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Spokane:
At Spokane County Fairgrounds, 404 North Havana Street, Spokane Valley,
Washington 99202 on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Vancouver:
Clark College, Gaiser Student Center, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver,
Washington 98663 on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00
p.m.

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