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Chevron Contemplates Terminal in the New Jersey-Delaware Region

World Gas Intelligence today reports that Chevron is exploring the possibility of developing an LNG terminal in the same general region as BP’s Crown Landing site.  [Subscription required]

Appellate Court Rejects Petition by Weaver’s Cove Opponents

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit yesterday denied a petition, filed by opponents of the Weaver’s Cove LNG project, to compel the U.S. Department of Transportation to issue regulations for the safe siting of LNG terminals.  The court indicated in its opinion that an appeal of DOT’s final action on a rulemaking petition would be more appropriate than...

Uncertainty Over Funds to Fight Weaver’s Cove Project

The Providence Journal reports on differences between Fall River and Somerset officials as to whether Fall River needs a $25,000 contribution from Somerset to defray the legal costs of fighting the Weaver’s Cove LNG terminal; Somerset has discussed using the funds to oppose the pipeline associated with the terminal. [Free registration...

Op-ed: Clatsop County Right to Intervene in Bradwood Landing Review Process

In an op-ed published Friday by The Daily Astorian, members of the environmental group Columbia Riverkeeper expressed support for Clatsop County’s decision to seek intervener status in the Bradwood Landing LNG...

Editorial: LNG Safety Risks Are Overstated

The Providence Journal says that former White House counterterrorism expert Richard Clarke exaggerates the safety risks associated with LNG importation, noting that the Everett LNG terminal in Boston has safely received nearly 750 shipments since coming online 35 years ago. The newspaper adds that the Trinidadian supply that the terminal receives is crucial to meeting growing consumer...

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