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Proposed Bill Aims to Stop Sparrows Point Project

In another legislative attempt to block AES’ proposed Sparrows Point LNG terminal, Baltimore County Sen. Norman R. Stone Jr. on Jan. 26 introduced a bill that bars the Maryland Public Service Commission from endorsing any proposed LNG terminal that is located in Baltimore County and within two miles of any residence. The bill would also prohibit non-governmental entities from...

U.S. Rep. Questions Availability of USCG Resources for Proposed Broadwater Terminal

In a letter to the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.) has requested a hearing to investigate the USCG’s ability to adequately safeguard Broadwater Energy’s proposed LNG terminal in Long Island Sound. “There are many unanswered questions about what impact Broadwater and similar projects will have...

FERC Issues FEIS for Casotte Landing Terminal

Provided that certain mitigating measures are implemented, Bayou Casotte Energy’s proposed Casotte Landing LNG Project will have “limited adverse impacts,” according to the FEIS released by FERC today. The FEIS may be found in the FERC e-Library in Docket No. CP05-420, and FERC’s press release may be...

In Depth: Continuing Coverage from Gastech 2006 Conference in Abu Dhabi

Day 2 Today’s panel discussions at the Gastech 2006 Conference focused on technological advances and investment in the LNG shipping industry. In particular, Sergey Frank, chief executive officer of Sovcomflot, addressed technological advances in arctic LNG vessels; Nicolas Saverys, chief executive officer of Exmar NV, discussed vessels with on-board regasification capabilities....

Residents Weigh Potential Impacts of Jordan Cove Proposal

The Register-Guard reports on local reaction to the proposed Jordan Cove LNG terminal and its associated pipeline, which would transport natural gas to West Coast markets. According to the article, opposition to the project is motivated by concerns for property values, the environment, and public safety. However, proponents cite a study conducted by an independent research firm that...

Minister: Bahamas Moving Forward with LNG Despite Opposition

The Bahamian Minister of Energy and the Environment told The Nassau Guardian that recent anti-LNG efforts will not impact the administration’s decision to approve LNG infrastructure projects for the country. His comments follow a concert held Saturday by reEarth, a local environmental group opposed to the development of an LNG industry in the Bahamas, where the group added 2000...

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