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PHMSA Reaffirms Prior Decision that Agency’s LNG Regulations Satisfy Statute

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has reaffirmed its prior decision that, despite a challenge submitted by the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island and the City of Fall River, Mass., in the Weaver’s Cove LNG project proceeding, the agency’s regulations on the location of LNG facilities “satisfy the applicable statutory...

FERC Requests Engineering Information from Downeast LNG Project Developer

In a letter dated yesterday, FERC requested engineering information from the developer of the Downeast LNG import project. The request, available in the eLibrary under Docket No. CP07-52, focuses on information supporting the company’s vapor dispersion analysis submitted in November...

Local Citizens Criticize Elba Island LNG Trucking Proposal in Comments to FERC

Local group Citizens for a Safe Secure Savannah submitted comments earlier this month to FERC outlining their concerns regarding the proposal to restart LNG truck loading operations at the Elba Island LNG regasification terminal. The comments are available in FERC’s eLibrary under Docket No....

Atlantic LNG Says Operations Not Affected by High Security Alert

A spokesperson for Atlantic LNG told Reuters that operations at the facility are unaffected by a recent high security alert following reports of a plot to assassinate the prime...

FERC Asks for Safety Exclusion Zone Modeling Data from EcoElectrica LNG

FERC has requested information regarding the application of federal exclusion zone regulations to the EcoElectrica LNG facility. The Commission’s request is available in the eLibrary under Docket No....

Sandia Researcher Discusses LNG Vessel Safety Issues

Michael Hightower, a researcher with the Sandia National Laboratories, told an industry conference recently that his research suggests that LNG fires affecting ships would be smaller but hotter than previously expected. Platts offers additional coverage.

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