IECA Urges Moratorium on Further Non-FTA LNG Exports

Claiming that exporting LNG is “a manufacturing job destroyer” in the long run, the Industrial Energy Consumers of America (IECA) have sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry which “provide[s] absolute justification for placing a moratorium” on further approvals of LNG exports to non-Free Trade Agreement (NFTA) nations. The letter urges Perry “to review the Obama Administration’s DOE studies on the economic impacts of LNG exports that are being used to justify further export application approvals” since “the Obama Administration studies understate [cumulative LNG export] impacts to the manufacturing sector and jobs.”

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