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Fate of Bear Head Terminal Uncertain as Search for LNG Supply Continues

Anadarko Petroleum has yet to secure a long-term supply contract for its Bear Head LNG terminal in Nova Scotia, making the project’s fate uncertain. “If we find in the coming months that the right supply arrangement for us does not exist, then we will probably move to mothball that facility unless somebody walked in with an extremely attractive price and wanted to buy it...

Local LNG Opposition Group Files Complaint Against Maryland Gov. Ehrlich’s Lawyer

A local group opposed to AES’ proposed Sparrows Point LNG terminal near Baltimore has accused Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich’s personal attorney of improperly securing state funds to help finance dredging at the Sparrows Point Shipyard, which also is the site of the proposed AES terminal. Bart S. Fisher, the attorney for the LNG Opposition Team, said in a letter to the state’s ethics...

Legislation Limiting LNG Terminal Siting Proposed for Baltimore County

Baltimore County Council members John Olszewski Sr. and Vince Gardina have introduced legislation seeking to limit the construction of LNG facilities to specific heavy manufacturing zones. The bill, which would also prohibit the placement of LNG facilities less than five miles away from residential areas and 500 feet from business or manufacturing zones, is in response to AES’...

Editorial: Gov. Riley Should Carefully Consider Compass Port LNG Decision

The editorial staff of The Montgomery Advertiser says Alabama Gov. Bob Riley should ensure that “ConocoPhillips is doing everything reasonable to protect the Gulf environment” as the June 11 deadline for him to issue a decision on its offshore Compass Port LNG project approaches.

Connecticut Community Leaders Want New Energy Plan That Addresses Broadwater LNG Proposal

The South Central Regional Council of Governments, which is comprised of local leaders of 15 communities in Connecticut, agreed on Wednesday to send a letter to Gov. Jodi Rell asking her to establish a panel that would create an energy plan that would address the state’s energy needs for the next 30 years. According to today’s Hartford Courant, Connecticut has an existing...

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