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  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Longview based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released the latest photos from their dredging operations at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River in Washington. The project is subject to tidal influences and annual river freshets, said USACE. A large shoal regularly forms at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period to Oct. 21 for a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. The comment period was scheduled to end Oct. 6 The Corps is evaluating several alternatives in the draft SEIS to manage flood risk for […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. The Corps is evaluating several alternatives in the draft SEIS to manage flood risk for the cities of Castle Rock, Lexington, Kelso and Longview, Washington, through the year 2035. […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine, dredging and environmental contracting firm, recently acquired a new 122 acre West Coast Marine facility in Cowlitz County, Washington. The property is located on the Mouth of the Old Cowlitz River at Columbia River mile 68. It is anticipated that J.E. McAmis will complete a full relocation of its Northwest […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has teamed up with Kapstone Paper to keep Kapstone’s Longview Paper Facility receiving barge loads of chips, in spite of silted in channel conditions. According to the company, this year’s high flows on the Columbia and Cowlitz Rivers lead to significant shoaling in the vicinity of Kapstone Papers plant which depends on barge […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Portland District is seeking public comment on the Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old Mouth Cowlitz River and Upstream Entrance to Oregon Slough. “The draft EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on proposed updates to its decades-old long-term sediment management plan for Mount St. Helens. In an updated draft of the supplemental environmental impact statement for its plan, the Corps proposes the phased construction of two incremental spillway crest raises at the sediment retention structure on the […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new program to manage river and lake shorelines in Cowlitz County is available for public review and comment through May 4, the Washington Department of Ecology just announced. Comments will help in the decision whether to approve the county’s update as written or request changes, Ecology said. Once approved by Ecology, they become part of the […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology have completed their environmental review for the largest proposed coal export terminal in North America. “The in-depth report details how the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals project near Longview in Cowlitz County would cause numerous impacts to the environment, local neighborhoods and transportation. It also identifies potential mitigation […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County approved a contract for environmental consulting company ICF International to help local, state and federal governments prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to evaluate a proposed coal export terminal along the Columbia River near Longview, Wash. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC, proposes to build and operate a coal export terminal at the site of […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    After 10 public meetings across the state, Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview (MBTL) is moving into the final stretch of the permitting for their coal export terminal in Cowlitz County along the Columbia River.     MBTL submitted its Shorelines permit application for the coal export terminal on February 22, 2012. These permits are needed for the building […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology have proposed a new environmental review schedule for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview coal export facility. This decision to separate the federal and local/state timelines will allow Cowlitz County and Ecology to move forward more quickly. The county and state’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is now […]

  • 1 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft Environmental Assessment addressing the impacts associated with a proposal to raise the spillway crest elevation of the Sediment Retention Structure, located near Mount St. Helens in Cowlitz County, Wash. The purpose of the proposed SRS Spillway Raise Project is to increase sediment storage […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 40 years after its last update, the city of Longview’s shoreline master program is ready for public comment as a part of a review process by the Washington Department of Ecology. The draft master program was approved by the Longview City Council in January 2015, and replaces the city’s 1977 shoreline master program. The […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved a shoreline permit and granted water quality certification tied to a proposed project to manufacture and export methanol at the Port of Kalama. These are two in a series of required permits from local, state and federal agencies needed to move the proposal forward. The shoreline permit sets […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is seeking comments on a proposal by Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview LLC (MBTL) to construct and operate a shipping terminal to export coal at the site of a former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County, near Longview, Washington.  MBTL proposes to construct and operate a terminal on a 190-acre site it currently leases. […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Clatsop Diking Improvement Company #9 on behalf of Oregon Liquefied Natural Gas. The Portland District will review Oregon LNG’s proposed request to modify federally constructed flood risk reduction projects, to include horizontal directional drilling, auger boring, […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama has submitted a request to modify their existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit (NWP-1994-462/1) in order to provide additional in-water dredge material disposal sites and beach nourishment sites for their maintenance dredging operations. The existing Corps permit authorizes maintenance dredging at the terminals to -48 Columbia River Datum (CRD) with a 2-foot […]

  • 19 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a memorandum describing the agency’s scope of environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview (MBTL) project on the Columbia River in Washington State. The Corps’ environmental review under NEPA will focus on the effects of activities that the Corps regulates […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Notice of modifications to scoping are being released in a revised Notice of Intent (NOI) from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a revised Determination of Significance (DS) from Cowlitz County. People will have four additional hours during meetings in Longview and Clark County to attend an open house and offer comments on what […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology have published a draft study evaluating the potential environmental impacts of a proposed coal export terminal near Longview. The 45-day public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement includes three public hearings: May 24 in Longview, May 26 in Spokane and June 2 in Pasco. “The […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to a September 25 meeting to comment on the scope of environmental impact statements (EISs) for a proposed coal export terminal near Longview. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview LLC proposes to build and operate a terminal to export coal from the site of the former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County. Cowlitz County, […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to comment on the scope of an environmental impact statement (EIS) that three agencies plan to jointly prepare for a proposed export terminal for shipping coal near Longview. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview LLC proposes to build and operate a terminal to export coal from the site of the former Reynolds Aluminum smelter […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of the scoping period for an environmental impact statement (EIS) that three agencies plan to jointly prepare for a proposed coal export terminal near Longview, the agencies are announcing tentative dates for scoping meetings so people can plan for them. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview LLC proposes to build and operate a terminal at the […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The three agencies conducting environmental reviews for a proposed coal shipping terminal near Longview, Wash., have updated their 2012 working agreement. The revised agreement, called a Memorandum of Understanding, now says Cowlitz County, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will use a synchronized process to create two environmental […]

  • 23 August 2011

    During his first campaign stop in Cowlitz County, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee said the state needs to make more public inv… By Erik Olson (tdn) [mappress] Source: tdn, August 23, 2011;