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FERC Sets Schedule for Environmental Review of Alaska LNG Project

FERC has issued its schedule for the environmental review of the proposed Alaska LNG project, which consists of an 800-mile pipeline, a liquefaction facility, and an LNG export terminal, among other things.  FERC plans to issue a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) in March 2019 and a final EIS on December 9, 2019.  Other federal agencies having jurisdiction over the project...

Cheniere Affiliate Sabine Pass LNG to Construct Third Marine Berth

FERC has approved Cheniere Energy affiliate Sabine Pass LNG’s (SPL) request to begin the pre-filing environmental review process for SPL’s proposal to construct a third marine berth at SPL’s liquefaction and LNG export terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  The third marine berth will be sized to accommodate 125,000 m3 to 185,000 m3 capacity vessels....

Coast Guard Determines St. Johns River Suitable for LNG Project

The U.S. Coast Guard has sent a letter to FERC recommending that the St. Johns River in Florida be considered suitable for the LNG marine traffic projected for Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville’s proposed LNG export terminal in Jacksonville, Fla....

FERC to Prepare EIS for Proposed Commonwealth LNG Project

FERC has issued a notice of its intent to prepare and environmental impact statement (EIS) for Commonwealth LNG’s proposed liquefaction and LNG export terminal to be located on the west side of the Calcasieu Ship Channel near Johnson Bayou in Cameron Parish, La.  The terminal would have a peak production capacity of nine million metric tonnes of LNG per year....

Alaska Gasline Development Not Cooperating With FERC Information Requests

FERC has sent another request for information to Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC), sponsor of the Alaska LNG liquefaction and export terminal project. FERC states that this latest request includes “several requests for information that have been made multiple times during the pre-filing review phase, as well as in the current application review, for which an adequate...

Sierra Club Withdraws Court Challenge to LNG Exports

Law360 reports that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has granted Sierra Club’s voluntary motion to dismiss its appeal of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) orders approving LNG export volumes for Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Sabine Pass LNG project in Cameron Parish, La.  Sierra Club lost several court cases where it challenged FERC orders approving the construction of various LNG...

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