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We are a small group of volunteer filmmakers making a documentary about the Gateway Pacific Terminal. Proposed by SSA Marine and Goldman Sachs to export up to 54 million metric tons of coal to Asia. This would be the largest coal port in North America. We are interviewing politicians, physicians, labor leaders, scientists, and the public to try to understand the issues involved in this huge project. Below is our latest video

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Jean Melious is a Professor, at the Center for Geography and Environmental Social Sciences at WWU, This is an excerpt from our interview with her. Here she talks about the Environmental Impact Statement for the Gateway Pacific Terminal. She describes the two public comment periods and how to make an effective comment.