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Op-Ed Critical of FERC’s DEIS for Jordan Cove LNG Project

An op-ed carried by the News-Review (Roseburg, Ore.) raises a number of concerns regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) FERC prepared for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG import...

Jamaica Turning Away from LNG Option

Clive Mullings, Jamaica’s Energy Minister, told the Jamaica Gleaner that his country’s inability to secure long-term LNG supply has convinced the government that coal, not LNG, ought to serve as the country’s key fuel source in the future.

Downeast Pipeline Announces Open Season

In response to a request for information by FERC, Downeast Pipeline, LLC announced yesterday that it will hold a thirty-day open season for its proposed pipeline associated with the Downeast LNG project starting November 3, 2008. Downeast’s filing is available in the FERC eLibrary under Docket No. CP07-53. Separately, both Platts LNG Daily [subscription required] and NATS...

Quoddy Bay LNG Withdraws State Permit Applications

The Associated Press (carried via WMTW News) reports that Quoddy Bay LNG has withdrawn its  state permit applications for its LNG regasification terminal proposed for the Maine side of Passamaquoddy Bay. Donald Smith, president of Quoddy Bay LLC, indicated that the company still wants to pursue the project, but is uncertain when it would do...

FERC Expects to Attend Public Hearings on Jordan Cove LNG Project

A FERC spokesperson told LNGLawBlog that airplane mechanical difficulties delayed the Commission’s representatives and prevented them from attending last night’s scheduled public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement in the Jordan Cove LNG proceeding. FERC expects to attend further public hearings later this week, including a meeting tonight in Roseburg, Ore....

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