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Local Citizens Note Security Concerns of Army Installation with Southeast LNG Trucking Proposal

Citizens for a Safe Secure Savannah filed a letter with FERC outlining their concerns for the security of the Hunter Army Airfield (HAAF) in Savannah, Ga., from the Southeast LNG trucking proposal. The commanding major general of HAAF, Anthony A. Cucolo III, noted in a January 2011 letter to the group that the risks posed by LNG truck transits have been vetted by the installation and...

FERC Chairman Addresses Savannah Mayor’s Concerns with Southeast LNG Trucking Project

FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff has replied to a letter from Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson regarding the proposed Southeast LNG truck loading and distribution project. In his reply, Chairman Wellinghoff reports that Commission staff is working on its environmental assessment of the project. Once the project developers finish consultations with the U.S. Department of Transportation,...

Georgia Education Officials Encourage Savannah School Board to Examine Southeast LNG Truck Delivery Proposal More Closely

The Savannah Morning News reports that the Georgia Department of Education will likely request that local officials examine the potential hazards to Savannah schools of the proposed Southeast LNG truck delivery project. According to the news article, the Department of Education may withhold state funds if the local school board does not comply with the required additional risk...

Cheniere Energy Responds to FERC’s Data Request on Sabine Pass LNG Liquefaction Project

Cheniere Energy, Inc. has filed materials in response to FERC’s request for public versions of previously submitted analyses of potential hazards at the company’s planned Sabine Pass LNG liquefaction project. The filing is available in FERC’s eLibrary under Docket No. CP11-72.

PHMSA Approves Two Vapor Dispersion Models

The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has approved two additional vapor dispersion models for calculating exclusion zones: Det Norske Veritas’s Process Hazard Analysis Software Tool – Unified Dispersion Model and GexCon US Inc.’s FLACS (Version 9.1, Release 2).

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Investigation Underway Into Cause of Gas Leak at Dragon LNG Site (Milford Mercury)

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