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Baltimore County Fire Fighters’ Union Official Urges County Officials to Discuss Emergency Response Plan with Sparrows Point LNG Project Developers

Michael Day, Sr., president of the Baltimore County Professional Fire Fighters Association, told the Baltimore Sun this week that he believes that while Sparrows Point LNG has not received complete regulatory approval, county officials should still discuss emergency response plans with project developers. “If there’s a one percent chance of this happening, [county...

USCG Finds “No Significant Impact” for Cove Point LNG Expansion

Today’s Federal Register announces the availability of the U.S. Coast Guard’s “Final Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact” for the Cove Point LNG terminal expansion project. The Supplemental EA emphasizes Cove Point’s “proven framework of operating conditions” as an existing import terminal and states that...

U.S. House Committee to Vote on Measure Designating Parts of the Taunton River as “Wild and Scenic”

According to the Boston Herald, the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee is expected to vote today on a measure that would designate a portion of the Taunton River, near Fall River, Mass., as “wild and scenic.” The legislation, introduced by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), could affect the proposed site for the Weaver’s Cove LNG project.

Local Residents Offer Views on Weaver’s Cove Offshore LNG Proposal

The Providence Journal reports that approximately 80 people attended a public meeting regarding the offshore LNG unloading proposal for the Weaver’s Cove regasification project. According to the news report, the majority of residents who testified at the hearing expressed opposition to the proposal.

Weather Drives Natural Gas Prices Up as LNG Imports Remain Flat

According to several market analysts interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, predictions of unusually warm summer weather have triggered higher prices in the North American natural gas market, while LNG imports, down more than 70% from last year, offer no relief. [Subscription required]

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