Submission Number: MBTL-EIS-0000658 

Received: 10/9/2013 3:57:02 PM
Commenter: Lanell Wells

Agency: Cowlitz County, the Washington Department of Ecology, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Initiative: Millennium Bulk-Terminals Longview EIS
Attachments: No Attachments
Submission Text
Coal Export - Questions and/or Comments October 9, 2013 * How many additional rail tracks will be added to accommodate these exceptionally long coal trains and who will incur the cost? * What measures will be put in place to protect the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean against coal dust and potential spills? * What is going to be done regarding the noise pollution from these long coal trains? * How is the beauty and integrity of the area going to be maintained for future generations? * How many permanent jobs will be created and at what income level (actual dollar amount)? * Why is coal going to be exported to India and China from the Powder River Basin in lieu of keeping it for our country's use? Lanell Wells