Following documents and sites provide details on the process and status of the environmental impact assessment for the export of US coal through proposed Northwest ports to Asia for energy and greenhouse gas production.
- Memorandum of Understanding between US Army Corps of Engineers, Whatcom County, and Washington State Dept of Ecology Regarding the Development of an Environmental Impact Statement for the Gateway Pacific Terminal Project and the BNSF Custer Spur Modification Project. This document provides details on the expectations and processes that will apply to the development of the Environmental Impact Statement under NEPA and SEPA.
- Dept of Ecology’s Environmental Review Process Summary: This website provides links to many documents as well as the timeline and where the process stands.
More to follow.