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Quoddy Bay LNG Does Not Foresee Long-Term Problems for Proposal Despite Recent Setback

Donald Smith, president of Quoddy Bay LNG, told Platts LNG Daily [subscription required] that he does not anticipate any long-term problems for the company’s LNG proposal for Maine, despite FERC’s decision to suspend review of Quoddy Bay’s LNG terminal application. In its letter announcing the decision, FERC stated that it did not have enough information to continue...

Power Generators’ Trade Group Concerned About Gas Composition of LNG Imports

According to Platts LNG Daily, Angela O’Connor, president of the New England Power Generators Association, expressed concern that new sources of LNG being imported into New England may result in changes in gas quality that potentially could affect electric reliability. [Subscription required]

Opponents of Bradwood Landing Terminal Urge FERC to Develop New Environmental Impact Statement

Last week, Columbia Riverkeeper, a group opposed to the proposed Bradwood Landing LNG terminal, voiced concerns regarding various changes to the project design that are under consideration and requested that FERC prepare a new environmental impact statement. Read more in the Daily Astorian.

Editorial Expresses Concern Over U.S. Coast Guard Bill

An editorial in the Daily Astorian argues that the U.S. Coast Guard’s concerns regarding H.R. 2830, which requires the Coast Guard to enforce security zones around U.S. LNG import terminals and vessels transiting to those facilities, are legitimate and warranted.

Developers of Broadwater LNG Project to Appeal New York State’s Decision

Broadwater Energy announced yesterday that it plans to appeal the decision of New York State to deny federal consistency of its proposed LNG terminal under the state’s Coastal Zone Management Plan to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. According to Newsday, several elected officials and environmental activists predict that, despite the appeal, the Broadwater LNG project ultimately...

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