Gateway Pacific Terminal— “It’s a Coal Port”
26 July, 2012
My presentation to the Bellingham City Council on the difference between a Dry Bulk Commodity Terminal—which Gateway Pacific Terminal purports to be—and a Coal Port, which is what GPT really is. Judging by their conversation—observable during the cutaway—Mayor Kelli Linville and the city attorney appear to have had something else on their minds.
Here’s the last stirring minute of my speech on July 2nd to the same esteemed body.
Subsequent to these rants, the city council amended the language of its resolution on the proposed export terminals to include “Coal Export Facilities.” Wait. Somebody actually listened to me? Go figure. Must be my calm demeanor…