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Join these respected leaders and organizations who have already pledged their support:

  • Lynden Mayor Scott Korthuis
  • Sumas Mayor Bob Bromley
  • Nooksack Mayor Jim Ackerman
  • Everson Mayor John Perry
  • Ferndale Mayor Gary Jensen
  • The City of Ferndale
  • Bellingham Technical College President, Patricia McKeown
  • State Senator Doug Ericksen
  • State Representative Vincent Buys
  • State Representative Jason Overstreet
  • Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, Washington State Legislative Board
  • Northwest Jobs Alliance
  • Northwest Washington Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • Northwest Washington Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO
  • International Longshore Warehouse Union, Puget Sound District Council
  • Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • Washington State Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO
  • Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO
  • Puget Sound Pilots Association
  • Bellingham-Whatcom Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Whatcom County Republicans
  • Washington Realtors
  • Alliance for Northwest Jobs and Exports
  • Citizens for a Working Whatcom County
  • 58 members of Congress
  • Pierce County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Project Overview

The Gateway Pacific Terminal is a planned multi-commodity export facility that will create 1,250 permanent family wage jobs* at full operations and generate nearly $140 million of economic activity annually in Northwest Washington. The terminal will achieve high environmental standards and will advance the balance of trade using American products to create American jobs. Learn More!

*includes direct, indirect and induced jobs

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We have designed the construction and operation of the Gateway Pacific Terminal to minimize or avoid significant disturbances to the shoreline habitat at Cherry Point.

For example, we anchored the trestle to the wharf further inland in order to leave the shoreline “feeder bluff” undisturbed and to preserve the natural processes in the intertidal area. The site’s naturally deep moorage eliminates the need for dredging. In addition, the wharf and trestle will be constructed of concrete and steel, materials which have the least environmental impact.

We have also designed our loading operations to protect the shoreline habitat and will implement additional environmental safeguards governing the handling of materials at the site. Cargo will be moved onto or off of the ships in enclosed conveyors.

 

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