The Coal Train Facts website has put up some really helpful links and guidance on the upcoming coal train scoping hearings that can be used for the Gateway Pacific Terminal environmental assessment process. Click here for details on how to write and submit comments on the scope that the environmental assessment for permitting a coal port should have and to learn more about the Gateway Pacific proposal and the EIS process.
Below is a sample of the useful tools and resources provided:
Tools & Resources
For those wishing more technical precision, the following guides have been developed by retired public interest attorney Terry Wechsler and writer/WWU professor Nicole Brown :
Workshops during which participants will be guided through the comment-writing process will be available in a number of communities.