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The Co-Lead Agencies considered comments received during scoping (from September 2012 through January 2013) and summarized them in a publicly available Scoping Report. Appendix G of the Scoping Report contains all comments received during scoping.

Comments regarding the Gateway Pacific Terminal/Custer Spur proposal will continue to be collected and made publicly available. Comments received since the closing of the scoping period can be found below.

You can submit your questions or comments to staff using the Submit a Question page. Due to the volume of questions and comments, staff will not respond to all comments individually but will respond to themes through the Frequently Asked Questions page.

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15549 01/25/2013 Ab, Nando Des Moines Human environment:
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Dear Comments, I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington and transporting strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and ships throughout the Northwest. This proposal would negatively affect my... View full comment
15709 05/21/2013 Ahn, Michelle Alexandria Human environment:
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Dear Comments, I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington and transporting strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and ships throughout the Northwest. This proposal would negatively affect my... View full comment
15561 01/27/2013 Alberts, Jane Bellevue Human environment:
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Dear Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Ecology and Whatcom County Council: I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington and transporting strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and ships... View full comment
15734 09/16/2013 Alderton, Janet Deer Harbor Human environment:
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Please clarify the scope of the E.I.S. of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal as it applies to the increased probability of fossil fuel or other hazardous spills resulting from allision, collision, or grounding of vessels in the marine waters around... View full comment
15384 10/26/2013 Alderton, Janet Human environment:
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Please add me to the mailing list for updates. What is the most recent timeline for the ACE draft EIS? What is the most recent timeline for the Whatcom County draft EIS? What is the most recent timeline for the WA State Dept. of Ecology draft EIS... View full comment
15398 01/23/2013 Anderson, James Scio Human environment:
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Dear Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Ecology and Whatcom County Council: I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington and transporting strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and ships... View full comment
15817 05/30/2013 Anderson, Glen Multiple/not listed Human environment:
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The PEOPLE of the Pacific Northwest OPPOSE coal export terminals. MORE THAN 150,000 of us have spoken out ‐‐‐ OVERWHELMINGLY IN OPPOSITION. Three proposed coal terminals in Washington and Oregon would export millions of tons of coal each year through... View full comment
15818 05/08/2013 Anderson, Glen Multiple/not listed Human environment:
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Dear Commander Colonel Bruce Estok, The U.S.'s addiction to fossil fuel (in this case, coal) is blinding us to the EXTREMELY SERIOUS DAMAGE that coal export terminals would have on the environment, on endangered species and on human health in the... View full comment
15388 01/23/2013 Anderson, Becky Bellingham Human environment:
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I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington and transporting strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and ships throughout the Northwest. This proposal would negatively affect my community by... View full comment
15452 01/23/2013 Angle, Shanna Morton Human environment:
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Dear Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Ecology and Whatcom County Council: I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington and transporting strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and ships... View full comment
15736 10/01/2013 Anonymous, Mr Human environment:
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In the No Project scenario, is it possible that heavy-heavy duty trucks would transport goods in lieu of rail? If that is a possibility, please include a discussion and/or quantification of air quality, health risk, greenhouse gas, and traffic in the... View full comment
15721 06/29/2013 Arkhipova, Svetlana Orlando Human environment:
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Dear Comments, I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington and transporting strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and ships throughout the Northwest. This proposal would negatively affect my... View full comment
15599 01/31/2013 Arnold, Christine Shoshoni Human environment:
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Dear null EIS: As a supporter of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal in Whatcom County, I encourage you to complete the environment impact statement process based on the same strict federal and state environmental regulations that have been... View full comment
15391 01/23/2013 Asmussen, William Bellevue Human environment:
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As a supporter of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal in Whatcom County, I encourage you to complete the environment impact statement process based on the same strict federal and state environmental regulations that have been protecting our region for... View full comment
15504 01/23/2013 Assmus, Sigrid Seattle Human environment:
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Dear Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Ecology and Whatcom County Council: I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington, and the transport of strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and... View full comment
15505 01/23/2013 Assmus, Sigrid Seattle Human environment:
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Dear Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Ecology and Whatcom County Council: I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington and transporting strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on trains and ships... View full comment
15506 01/23/2013 Assmus, Sigrid Seattle Human environment:
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Dear Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Ecology and Whatcom County Council: I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington, which will require the transport of strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming on... View full comment
15507 01/23/2013 Assmus, Sigrid Seattle Human environment:
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Dear Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Ecology and Whatcom County Council: I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington, and the transport -- by private companies for private profit -- of strip-mined... View full comment
15508 01/24/2013 Assmus, Sigrid Seattle Human environment:
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Dear Comments, I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington, where eighty-foot high heaps of coal will be stored right at the city's waterfront, threatening the health of the city and violating the... View full comment
15503 01/23/2013 Assmus, Sigrid Seattle Human environment:
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Dear Comments, I strongly oppose the construction of a coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington, and other terminals in Washington and Oregon. The transporting of strip-mined coal from Montana and Wyoming will take place on train lines built... View full comment