Submission Number: MBTL-EIS-0003399 

Received: 11/9/2013 1:28:00 PM
Commenter: Kitty Wheeler

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
From:Friends of the Columbia Gorge <> on behalf of Kitty Wheeler <> Sent:Saturday, November 09, 2013 1:29 PM To:Placido, Elaine Subject:Docket number 2013-19738: Comment on scope of EIS for Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview LLC Coal Export Terminal

Nov 9, 2013

Director Elaine Placido 207 4th Ave. N. Kelso, WA 98626

Dear Director Placido,

Please accept these scoping comments for the environmental impact statement for the Millennium Bulk Terminal (MBTL) proposal for Longview, WA.

Please don't allow freight trains filled with coal to pass through the Columbia Gorge to Longview to be loaded on ships for Asia. I know and love the Columbia Gorge, have hiked many of their trails, have served on its board, and believe in the beauty of the gorge. It doesn't need coal particles coating its landscape; nor does it need freight trains constantly sweeping along the river.

Just say no to this proposal so that the Columbia Gorge can retain its beauty.


Mrs. Kitty Wheeler 100 Montsweag Rd Woolwich, ME 04579-5031