Submission Number: MBTL-EIS-0002320
Received: 11/18/2013 9:02:16 PM
Commenter: Margaret Green
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
I am greatly concerned for the contribution to global climate change that will be made by the mining, transporting, and burning of the 44 million tons per year to be exported from the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminal project.
Scientific evidence exists that pollution (and CO2) from human activity is causing rising sea levels and ocean acidification. This project as a further contributor to climate change, will have environmental, social and economic impacts in the Pacific NW including Longview, WA as well as globally.
The scope of the Longview MBT terminal must include these impacts. We can no longer ignore them.
By promoting this export terminal, we are not only enabling the continued burning of this destructive fossil fuel, we are encouraging it. Unconscionable.