Hundreds Gather to Celebrate Millennium and Highlands Neighborhood Association

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  WOW – what an evening! Thank you for being a part of our sixth annual summer shindig at Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview. Throughout the night, the heart of our community was on full display. Our Millennium team was honored to recognize the amazing work of the Highlands Neighborhood Association, a fantastic group we’ve been partnering with for years.   Together with… Read more »

Millennium Hosts Two-Day Firefighter Training

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In May, the volunteer and career firefighters of Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue, Longview Fire Department and Cowlitz 6 participated in an extensive two-day training at the Millennium site. The training, put on by Puyallup Extrication Team, allowed crews to practice car rescues using advanced hydraulic cutting tools. According to The Daily News, the event took three… Read more »

Local Families, Unions and Leaders Rally in Longview

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At the first of three public meetings, hundreds of friends and neighbors turned out in support of Millennium’s proposal to build a world-class coal export facility in Longview, Washington. The first of three meetings in Washington, Longview’s event on Tuesday highlighted the community support our project has received. Supporters stood out in their blue t-shirts, carrying… Read more »

The Daily News Editorial Board Endorses Millennium

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  In a Sunday editorial, The Daily News of Longview came out in strong support of our project. Read the full endorsement below:   In the world of political correctness it’s not “acceptable” to support a coal project — but we do. TDN stands with the ILWU, the Cowlitz Economic Development Council, Kelso-Longview Building & Construction… Read more »

Dixie Bailey Raises Funds for Special Olympics During 24-Hour Run

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Last weekend, Millennium Transportation Manager Dixie Bailey raised money for the Special Olympics by entering the Pacific Rim One Day Run, a 24 hour distance challenge around Longview’s scenic Lake Sacagawea. Several other Millennium employees, including her husband Ken Bailey, set up a supporter tent to cheer Dixie on as she completed circuit after circuit,… Read more »

Promoting Safety in Our Community

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At Millennium, safety is our top priority. Just as we want our employees to return home safe after every shift of work, we are equally as passionate about promoting safe practices within the community in which we operate. This fall, Millennium welcomed the Longview Fire Department as they filmed a training video on vessel stability…. Read more »

Saying Thanks & Giving Back at the Community Celebration

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  Last week, more than 300 former Reynolds employees, local business owners, elected officials, community members and their families joined us for our fourth annual summer open house. We are grateful to see so many generations together celebrating our community’s history and looking ahead to the opportunity before us to grow jobs and expand trade…. Read more »

A Dedicated Partner

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  At Millennium, we believe we are stronger when we work together. Just as the Longview community has supported Millennium since our arrival in 2011, we are proud to join with local groups that support families and make our community a better place to live and work. This month, we are honored to receive the… Read more »

Former U.S. Senator Tours Millennium

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For years, Millennium has been providing informational tours to residents of Cowlitz County and visitors from across the Northwest who are excited by the potential of the site along the banks of the Columbia River. A tour earlier this month included Slade Gorton, former U.S. Senator. Invited by Millennium CEO, Bill Chapman, Gorton visited the… Read more »

Stay Engaged, Stay Informed

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At Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, we know fulfilling the remarkable potential for our facility requires careful planning, hard work and a commitment to our neighbors. Providing our community with the information they need to stay informed is an essential piece of this commitment. That’s why we built an entirely new ‘one-stop shop’ with expanded information and… Read more »

Millennium Sponsors the 2015 Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce Building Bridges Regional Business Showcase

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Millennium was a proud sponsor of the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce Building Bridges, a Regional Business Showcase held on March 4, 2015. The Showcase took place at the Cowlitz County Regional Conference Center. This annual showcase is a great opportunity to connect with local businesses and for local businesses to learn more about each other’s… Read more »

3 Years Later

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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… Read more »

What a Year!

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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… Read more »

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Recognizes Millennium VP of Public Affairs

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At Millennium, our team is committed to ensuring that our facility meets the high-quality environmental standards expected of a bulk commodity export terminal.  We are fortunate to interact with local communities as well as regional and statewide agencies as we meet or exceed these standards. A guiding tenant of our work is environmental stewardship, and… Read more »

A Message from Bill Chapman, CEO of Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview

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Hello— During my thirty years as a lawyer working alongside my clients on projects, I’ve fought many battles to create better communities that value both economic development and a cleaner environment—that’s why working as CEO at Millennium Bulk Terminals in Longview is just the right opportunity. We’re working to create a measurable impact in a… Read more »

Millennium Open House and Summer Barbecue Celebrates Longview Community

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On August 14th, we opened our doors to over 350 members of our community including former Reynolds employees, owners of local businesses, elected officials and families of supporters for our third annual summer barbecue. Like previous years, the event featured great food prepared by Millennium employees and their families as well as a speaking program… Read more »

Cowlitz Firefighters Train at Millennium Facilities

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In July, Cowlitz County firefighters visited Millennium to take part in training exercises designed to let firefighters practice real world scenarios in a safe and controlled environment. Millennium has an ongoing relationship with the firefighting crews from Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue, who were the recipients of 4 truckloads of surplus fire extinguishers from Millennium… Read more »

Millennium Employees Play in Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Classic

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Last month, Millennium recently participated in the Lower Columbia Transportation Association (LTCA) Golf Hi-Jinx. LTCA was founded in 1937 and meets regularly to expand and grow all modes of transportation. This year, local businesses joined together to support the Dino Doozer Foundation, a charity that supports youth battling neurofibromatosis and cancer. At Millennium, we take pride in our engagement… Read more »