By John Stark
Today, the Bellingham City Council will discuss a proposed letter to regulatory agencies outlining the economic and environmental impacts of the Gateway Pacific Terminal project that should be studied as part of the environmental impact statement process.
The full council will discuss the letter at a 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 committee session in council chambers at City Hall, 210 Lottie St.
The council is not scheduled to take final action on the letter. Instead, they will give city staffers direction on the next draft of the letter. The regulatory agencies — Whatcom County, Washington Department of Ecology and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — is accepting comments on the environmental impact statement scope until Jan. 21. 2013.
Have you sent yours in yet? Here’s a handy link.