Three years have passed since permit applications were filed for our export terminal expansion. With their submission, we formally kicked off the first phase of our economic redevelopment project. Since then, the Millennium team has passed many milestones.
We’ve made significant progress on site cleanup, including the recycling of more than 3,000 tons of aluminum and steel. We imported our one millionth tonne of alumina in 2014, and have maintained a strong track record for safety and environmental compliance. We hosted our third annual community open house and barbecue where we welcomed back former Reynolds employees to the site.
“With each passing day, the team here gets more excited,” said Bill Chapman, CEO, Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview. “We want to see this site live up to its fullest potential. We’re working every day toward creating the jobs that Longview wants and needs.”
This year, the co-lead agencies have committed to releasing a draft environmental impact statement in November of 2015. This next step is necessary to ensuring a timely and thorough review.
In January, Millennium CEO Bill Chapman was elected to the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust “Hall of Fame.” Before joining Millennium, Bill served as president of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust for ten years. The Trust was created in 1990 to inspire action to conserve and enhance the natural landscape from Seattle across the… more
Looking back on 2014, we are reminded of the consistent community support here in Cowlitz County. We thought you might want to look back with us and remember some of last year’s milestones and accomplishments so we put together a short video. In June, Bill Chapman was named CEO of Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview… more
Our employees lead by example and show their support for the community in ways big and small. This year, Millennium employees participated in the Highlands Neighborhood Association’s annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. The Highlands Neighborhood Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting residents of the Highlands community in Longview. Millennium collected and dropped off Thanksgiving… more
In July we told you about the exciting developments regarding the demolition of former Reynold’s aluminum facilities. In August, we hosted hundreds of local community members, many of whom were employees at the Reynolds site years ago. Today, we’d like to provide a brief update on a few milestones that we’ve achieved as we continue… more