Post Panamax vessels entering Coos Bay is a major development in export shipping. There is a huge amount of infrastructure to consider and pay for. If this is to be done, do it properly not with razzle-dazzle stories and shifting documentation. This is not only unjust and insulting to citizens and landowners but leads to poorly thought out projects hidden from criticism. It is an insult to the Oregon tradition of land use planning. The Port of Coos bay is not up to the task.
Drive the Columbia River from Longview into Portland, and you can see big log ships lined up. At least 500 timber jobs leave the Northwest weekly as boatload after boatload of raw logs are exported to Asian mills.
To “natter” is talk about unimportant matters. As you rarely “hang out” at board meetings you wouldn’t know what is important. Perhaps you need a committee of civic minded citizens to advise you.
You claim the foreign corporation can not do anything on my property until they get my consent. What you really mean is, with a wet-land fill permit on my property, they can force consent with eminent domain easier, paying us an unfair low payment for their forced used of our land — forced use perhaps by a foreign government