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R.I. Legislators Celebrate Passage of Law Limiting Size of Vessels Passing Under Bridges

A number of Rhode Island lawmakers gathered yesterday to recognize the passage of a law that requires 30 feet of clearance between the underside of a bridge and the top of a marine vessel transporting certain kinds of cargo. The sponsor of the bill, State Rep. Douglas W. Gablinske, said that the law will prevent LNG vessels from reaching the planned site for the Weaver’s Cove LNG...

County Hearings Officer Considering Oregon Pipeline Application

Peter Livingston, the public hearings officer for Clatsop County, has concluded his series of hearings on the land use application submitted by Oregon Pipeline LLC, the entity developing a natural gas pipeline associated with the proposed Oregon LNG project. The Daily Astorian notes that Livingston has until August 20, 2010, to render his decision on the matter.

Developer Suspends Efforts on Safe Harbor LNG Project

The Atlantic Sea Island Group has announced that it has suspended its efforts to secure regulatory approvals to build the Safe Harbor LNG terminal. WCAX News (Burlington, VT) provides additional information.

Cheniere Marketing Assigns Sabine Pass LNG Terminal Use Agreement

Cheniere Energy, Inc. announced this morning that Cheniere Marketing, LLC has assigned its terminal use agreement at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal to Cheniere Energy Investments, LLC and also has entered into a variable capacity rights agreement with Cheniere Energy Investments. Cheniere Energy’s press release states that these transactions will not impact Cheniere...

Jamestown Committee Meeting Filmed by Weaver’s Cove LNG

Weaver’s Cove LNG attended a recent meeting of the Jamestown LNG Threat Committee and filmed the meeting. One member of the committee suggested that although anyone has the right to attend, record, or film public meetings, Weaver’s Cove LNG’s presence at the meetings could affect “strategy discussions.” The Jamestown Press (R.I.) offers further...

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