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Agencies Ask Bradwood Landing for More Information on Endangered Species

The Daily Astorian reports on Bradwood Landing’s draft biological assessment of the project’s potential impacts on critical habitat and endangered and threatened species.  According to a summary of an October conference call between federal officials and project consultants, the biological assessment lacks sufficient information regarding the impact of LNG vessel transit. ...

Oral Argument Scheduled in Crown Landing Dispute

Oral argument before the appointed Special Master in the U.S. Supreme Court case New Jersey v. Delaware is set for February 22 in Philadelphia.  Documents submitted by the parties may be found here.  Read more in today’s Gloucester County Times. [This article is no longer available online.]

Opposition to Broadwater Remains Steadfast

The Broadwater LNG terminal continues to draw opposition from local environmental groups and politicians, including recently re-elected U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman. “[T]his facility has no place in Long Island Sound,” Lieberman said. Meanwhile, the project director for Broadwater reports that the terminal will seek long-term supply contracts, rather than spot market...

LNG Transshipment Terminal Announced for Newfoundland

Newfoundland LNG Ltd. has formally announced its Grassy Point LNG Transshipment and Storage Terminal on Placentia Bay in Newfoundland.  The proposal includes temporary and long-term LNG storage, and facilities to accommodate LNG cargo transfer; regasification capability is not envisioned. The Minister of Environment and Conservation has invited public comment on the proposal until...

LNG Protest Concert Scheduled in Bahamas

Environmental group reEarth is sponsoring The Bahamas’ first Environmental Awareness concert to protest LNG development, specifically AES’ proposed LNG terminal at Ocean Cay. The December 2 event “is an opportunity for Bahamians to become aware of this issue, with an event that is fun, using music – the universal language – to bring us all together,”...

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