Washington’s Double Standard on Rail

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By John Stuhlmiller For the Capital Press   Perceptions of railroads appear to be relative to where you live these days. If you live in the big city, trains that whisk you from one urban center to the next are “state-of-the-art,” but if you live in rural areas, where trains are used to move commodities,… 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 »

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 »

County comissioners rebuke Ecology official over state coal review

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From The Daily News: Cowlitz County officials say the state may be putting the county in economic jeopardy by requiring excessive environmental review of the Millennium Bulk Terminals’ coal export project. The county commissioners blistered a representative of the state Department of Ecology about the matter at a hearing earlier this week. “We have competitors… 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 »

Governor Mead Tours Millennium Bulk Terminals

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This week, the governor of Wyoming traveled to Longview to visit with local officials and tour Millennium’s facilities. Governor Matt Mead spent three hours on a fact-finding mission viewing clean up, hearing plans for the coal export terminal and even touring a vessel docked at the site to unload alumina ore. During the visit, the… Read more »

Recycling Fire Extinguishers

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Millennium with the combined efforts of Clear Water Environmental Inc. delivered 4 pickup truck loads of surplus fire extinguishers to Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue.  “I’m stoked! A lot of people are going to benefit from this,” Kirk Meller , Volunteer Coordinator with Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescues said.  Within the next couple weeks they… Read more »

Millennium Continues Record of Success

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Since moving into the former site of Reynolds Aluminum in 2011, Millennium has been committed to maintaining a track record of environmental excellence. As a local employer who takes great pride in our community, we hold ourselves to the highest industry standards. Our dedication to conservation is evident in the brownfield cleanup that has removed… Read more »

Millennium Sponsors Home Team Black Bears

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Millennium was a proud sponsor of the 2013 Cowlitz Black Bears. The Black Bears recently wrapped up their season with a victory over the Kitsap Blue Jackets. The Black Bears compete in the West Coast League, a summer collegiate baseball league that started in 2005. The Black Bears tied their best record since starting play… Read more »

Family-Wage Jobs

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  “I think that the young adults that are coming up will have a lot of opportunities here on the site.” Millennium is excited to expand the Longview export terminal and provide even more family-wage jobs to Southwest Washington. The expansion proposal represents employment opportunities for hundreds of families and young adults trying to enter… Read more »

Millennium Thanks Supporters Who Came to Longview Meeting

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Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview was overwhelmed by the local support that turned out to Tuesday’s scoping meeting for the proposed coal terminal. We are especially grateful to the hundreds of friends, neighbors and supporters from the local community who came and voiced their support for our world-class export terminal proposal. Our commitment to the… Read more »

Joe Dunlap: I am Millennium [VIDEO]

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“We’re not in this for the short term. We’re in this for the long haul.” When the old Reynolds operation shut down, several other businesses shut down with it, and many families had to leave town to find work. Millennium’s investment in Cowlitz County will revitalize the local economy and ensure our community has access… Read more »

Deric Keith: I am Millennium [VIDEO]

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“Millennium is excited to be redeveloping this property into a facility that will create hundreds of family wage jobs, create new tax revenue, and contribute to Washington’s strength with additional trade.” Millennium is committed to bringing family-wage jobs back to Cowlitz County. Our proposed export terminal will create hundreds of jobs in Cowlitz County and… Read more »