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Downeast LNG Meeting Scheduled Tonight

The Bangor Daily News reports that Downeast LNG representatives tonight will unveil a five page proposal before Robbinston, Maine residents. “We will walk the residents through a list of issues that the town’s advisory committee has raised,” Dean Girdis, one of the representatives, said yesterday. “We will tell them what we are proposing for things like...

Cameron LNG’s Pre-Filing Request Approved

FERC has approved Cameron LNG’s request to initiate the pre-filing process for its proposed expansion project. In a letter dated December 22,the Commission assigned the project Docket No. PF06-10-000, which may be accessed via the FERC e-Library, and named Natural Resource Group the third-party contractor.

Coast Guard to Assess Quoddy Bay for LNG Shipments

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday said in a press release that it will examine safety and security matters pertaining to Quoddy Bay’s LNG initiative in Pleasant Point, Maine. “We plan to work very closely with local officials, our Port Safety Forum, and the Area Maritime Security Committee in evaluating this proposal,” the area’s Coast Guard captain said....

Op-ed Says Locals Have Limited Say on Terminal Siting

In an op-ed published yesterday by The Daily Astorian, a Hammond, Ore. resident says that once an application for an LNG terminal proposal is filed with FERC, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 gives FERC the final say over the status of the application. “Warrenton loses control when the LNG application is filed,” he says. “Ask those citizens addressing the proposed LNG...

Local Says LNG Proposals Must Balance All Issues Raised

A science teacher at Astoria High School says LNG development in or near the Columbia River must balance environmental, safety and socioeconomic considerations. His opinion piece is in yesterday’s edition of The Daily Astorian.

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