Massachusetts, Rhode Island Senators Encourage Colleagues to Prevent FERC Approval of Weaver’s Cove LNG Project

United States Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.), Scott Brown (R-Mass.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) circulated a letter among their colleagues on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development encouraging them to prohibit FERC from using federal funds to approve the Weaver’s Cove LNG project. The senators’ request mirrors a provision proposed in a U.S. House of Representatives appropriations bill by Reps. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and James McGovern (D-Mass.). The Herald News (Falls River, Mass.) provides additional coverage.

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