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Sierra Club Seeks to Bolster Local Efforts to Oppose the Jordan Cove Project

The Sierra Club’s Oregon chapter, responding to calls from Coos Bay area residents, is seeking to hire a community outreach coordinator to mobilize the organization’s efforts to block Jordan Cove Energy’s proposed LNG terminal and the Pacific Connector pipeline. Read more in The World.

Long Island Politician Discusses Broadwater LNG Project With Gov. Spitzer

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy yesterday reiterated his opposition to Broadwater Energy’s proposed LNG terminal in Long Island Sound during a meeting with New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who has yet to endorse the project. “He listened intently and said he was looking to do an overall, comprehensive review of the area’s energy needs before he comes to a...

Environmental Group Opposes Proposed LNG and Petrochemical Project in Nova Scotia

The Ecology Action Centre has called on Mark Parent, Nova Scotia’s environment minister, to reject the proposed Maple LNG terminal and Keltic petrochemical facilities, which received a conditional recommendation last week from the province’s Environmental Assessment Board. CBC News has the story.

Editorial: Allow Regulatory Review Process of Maine Projects to Work

The Bangor Daily News commends New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham for his support of a thorough U.S. regulatory review of the proposed Maine LNG terminals despite his serious concerns about the impacts of the projects on New Brunswick interests. “This is a rational approach that acknowledges disagreement between the state and province but does not poison relations between the...

U.S. Coast Guard Clarifies Use of Armed Escorts

In response to a comment by New Brunswick legislator Wayne Steeves, a U.S. Coast Guard official clarified for The Telegraph Journal that armed gunboats do not necessarily accompany LNG vessels en route to U.S. LNG import facilities. Instead, security measures are dependent on the risk assessment conducted by federal officials. The Coast Guard has not yet filed security plans for the...

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