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Oregon Senator Objects to Amending Mt. Hood Forest Plan to Allow Palomar Gas Pipeline

In a letter to the U.S. Forest Service, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) objected to amending the Mt. Hood Forest plan to allow for the construction of the Palomar natural gas pipeline, which would carry regasified LNG from the Bradwood Landing LNG terminal to the existing interstate natural gas pipeline. Noting a number of potential environmental impacts, Sen. Wyden stated that as the...

LNG Vessel Loses Propulsion for Several Hours 16 Miles Off the Mass. Coast

The LNG vessel Suez Matthew, en route from Trinidad & Tobago to the Everett LNG terminal in Massachusetts, lost propulsion when both its boilers deactivated for several hours just after midnight on Sunday, December 28. The Boston Globe reports that one boiler was restarted at 3:30 a.m. and the other boiler at 5:30 a.m. According to U.S. Coast Guard personnel, the tanker did not...

Construction on Brunswick Pipeline Nearing Completion

A company representative told the Associated Press (carried via Seacoastonline.com) that construction of the Brunswick Pipeline may be complete by late January 2009. The pipeline will connect the Canaport LNG import terminal to existing pipeline infrastructure in New Brunswick for delivery of regasified LNG to Canadian and Northeastern U.S....

Local Residents Express Concern About Environmental, Safety Risks of Safe Harbor LNG Project

The Herald (Franklin Square, N.Y.) provides coverage of local residents’ environmental and safety concerns with the Safe Harbor LNG project proposed for offshore Long Island,...

Construction Continues on Elba Island LNG Terminal Expansion and Associated Pipeline

The Savannah Morning News provides an update on the construction of the Elba Island LNG terminal expansion and the new construction of the Elba Express natural gas pipeline. A spokesperson for Elba Island LNG owner El Paso Corp. said that construction on a new LNG storage tank is continuing and the ship berth facilities have been modified to accommodate larger LNG...

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