1. CHERRY POINT: The Gateway Pacific Terminal could accommodate 54 million import/export tons of bulk commodities per year, largely coal exports. Status: Whatcom County, the Washington Department of Ecology and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are preparing a joint environmental impact statement. Pros: Backers say it would create 4,400 direct, indirect and induced jobs. Cons: Critics fear increased train traffic, train engine emissions and coal dust. Developer: Pacific International Terminals, a subsidiary of SSA Marine.