Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Grays Harbor DEIS comment resources and hearing info

Check out these talking points and lists of adverse impacts to help us with DEIS comments- both at the hearings, and in written form. There's plenty to comment about!!

Oil terminals proposed for Grays Harbor would have significant adverse impacts

Dirty and Dangerous Crude Oil Terminals Proposed in Grays Harbor
The draft Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) for the Westway Expansion Project and the Imperium Terminal Services Expansion Project [oil terminals] have been released and the  comment period starts August 31, 2015 and ends October 29, 2015.

Both Draft EISs are available on the Ecology website, In addition to the draft documents, the website also has links to fact sheets in English and Spanish. These fact sheets summarize key issue areas, the environmental review process, and the Westway and the Imperium expansion projects. The website has information on submitting comments and a link to the online comment form.

Public comments will be accepted-

By mail at:
Westway and Imperium Terminal Services Expansion Projects EISs
c/o ICF International
710 Second Street, Suite 550
Seattle, WA 98104

Online at:
 IMPORTANT NOTE email Subject Line to Ecology and City of Hoquiam needs to be: “Westway and Imperium crude oil-by-rail terminal EISs”

In person at a public hearing orally or in writing.

Public Hearings October 1 & 8

Each hearing has two comment sessions

October 1, Satsop Business Park, Elma

                                      Flextech Bldg. (Bldg. 100) 150 Technology Way                                               
                                                 First comment session:        1:30-4:30 PM 
                                                 Second comment session:    6:00-9:00 PM

October 8, D&R Theater, Aberdeen

205 I Street, between Heron and Wishkah

                                                 First comment session:        1:30-4:30 PM 
                                                 Second comment session:    6:00-9:00 PM

                         JOIN THE RALLY@ 5 PM, Aberdeen  wear red

More info:  Contact CCH at