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Freeport LNG Receives Authorization to Begin Construction

FERC issued an order today granting Freeport LNG authority to commence construction of its LNG export terminal project near Quintana Island, Brazoria County, Texas.  The order authorizes construction of the Pretreatment Plant, the Liquefaction Plant, and the Phase II Modification Project, with certain exceptions.

DOE Grants Venture Global LNG Authority to Export to FTA Nations

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued an order authorizing Venture Global LNG to export approximately 244 Bcf/year of LNG over a 25-year period to nations having a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States from a proposed LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.

Louisiana LNG Energy Files Draft Resource Reports

Louisiana LNG Energy filed draft resource reports with FERC as part of the pre-filing environmental review of its proposed Mississippi River LNG terminal on the east bank of the Mississippi River at mile marker 46, Plaquemines Parish, La.  The reports can be found on eLibrary under Docket No. PF14-17.

Environmental Groups Request Rehearing and Stay of FERC Order Approving Dominion Cove Point Export Terminal

Chesapeake Climate Action Network, EarthReports, Inc., Sierra Club and other environmental groups filed a request for rehearing and a motion for stay pending rehearing, of FERC’s September 29, 2014 order, which approved the Dominion Cove Point LNG export terminal in Lusby, Md.  The groups allege that FERC did not adequately consider environmental issues related to the project by...

CEAA Seeks Comment on Whether Grassy Point LNG Project Requires a Federal Environmental Assessment

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) is seeking public comment on whether a federal environmental assessment is required for Woodside Energy Holdings Pty Ltd.’s proposed Grassy Point LNG export terminal project in British Columbia.  Comments must be submitted by November 3, 2014.

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