Coast Guard Official Says Crown Landing Proposal Needs Additional Security Resources

The News Journal today reports that the US Coast Guard and BP have scheduled a meeting for Friday to flesh out details regarding security measures outlined by the agency for the company’s proposed Crown Landing LNG terminal. Capt. David L. Scott, the Delaware Bay sector commander, says that tanker security procedures are manageable if there are sufficient resources. Scott also said that the Coast Guard is collaborating with officials in three states to coordinate emergency management planning at the county and local levels.

In the same article, The News Journal reports that the Special Master in the New Jersey v. Delaware Supreme Court case has set a timeline, calling for “exchanges of documents between the two sides at least through Oct. 30.”

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