Tag Archive: LNG export

Jun 17

Comments on Proposed Chesapeake Bay LNG Export Facility

On June 16th, 2014 we submitted this technical comment letter detailing why the proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Facility in Lusby, MD cannot move forward because of significant flaws in its environmental review. The comment letter was submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the federal agency with authority over proposals to export …

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May 19

Env’tl Review Document Released for Proposed Maryland LNG Export Facility

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released its environmental review of the proposed Liquefied Natural Gas export facility at Lusby, MD on May 15, 2014. We at Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper have been watch-dogging the proposal to export LNG from the Chesapeake Bay since its beginning in 2011. Why?  Because the fracking happening in upstream communities …

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Sep 13

With LNG Export Approval, DOE Shortchanges American Public, Ignores Economic and Safety Concerns

With LNG Export Approval, DOE Shortchanges American Public, Ignores Economic and Safety Concerns Cove Point project would hike energy costs, threaten public safety, harm Chesapeake Bay WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Energy announced today it had granted conditional approval to the Dominion Cove Point LNG facility to export liquefied natural gas to non-free trade …

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May 06

Coalition Presses for Thorough Review of Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Terminal

Many of you may recall our long efforts aimed at ensuring a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal, sited in the Chesapeake Bay, undergoes a thorough review process before any decisions are made. Unfortunately those reviews have not occurred and the pressure is on from big business to rush through with the project. A …

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Feb 24

Comments on Flawed Economic Study of LNG Export

Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper joined the Sierra Club, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and many other conservation organizations in telling the Dept. of Energy (DOE) that its economic study of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export is seriously flawed.  The DOE is using that study to inform its decision on whether to approve 16 applications for developing export liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals. …

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Jan 25

Public Comments Criticizing Flawed LNG Export Economic Study

Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper worked with the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Food & Water Watch, and the Sierra Club in delivering thousands of public comments, including extensive technical comments and a companion economic analysis report, to the Dept. of Energy (DOE) concerning a new economic study on shale gas exports this Thursday, January 24th. DOE’s newly published …

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Feb 29

Environmental Groups Call for Analysis of LNG Fracking Effects

Environmental Groups Continue Fight against LNG Fracking Asks Federal Environmental Agencies to Protest Export Facilities Washington, D.C.— Today multiple environmental organizations called on the President’s chief environmental advisor asking for a full environmental analysis of plans to export liquefied natural gas (LNG).  The letter to the Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency …

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