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Nov. 08, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Wyden: Where's the limit on LNG exports?

At a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing today, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) piped up on some of the biggest concerns Oregonians have about exporting liquefied natural gas from Coos Bay. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Jordan Cove, Liquefied natural gas, LNG exports


Sept. 23, 2011 · By Amelia Templeton

Pipeline Rep: "It Remains To Be Seen" How LNG Export Benefits The Northwest

Cassandra explored whether you can make an argument that exporting liquified natural gas is in the public interest. She found several: exporting LNG could encourage domestic natural gas production, help balance the trade deficit, and encourage free trade and competition. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Jordan Cove, Liquefied natural gas, LNG exports


Sept. 22, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

LNG export in Oregon: "The truth is out"

For years, liquefied natural gas developers in Oregon shunned the idea of flipping their proposed LNG import terminals around to export natural gas instead. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Jordan Cove, Liquefied natural gas, LNG exports, Oregon LNG


May 17, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon LNG backer: "If we had known what we were getting into, we would not have done it!"

While reporting on another lost court challenge for Oregon LNG today, OPB's environment reporter Rob Manning dug up this report from Leucadia National Corp., the New York holding company funding the Oregon LNG project. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Leucadia National Corp., Liquefied natural gas, Oregon LNG


March 18, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Clatsop County vs. Oregon LNG: Game on

A Clatsop County Circuit Court judge decided on Thursday that the Clatsop County Commission can continue its process of reversing an earlier commission's land-use approval for the Oregon LNG liquefied natural gas pipeline. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Liquefied natural gas, Oregon LNG


March 17, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Exporting LNG from Oregon? 'A stupid idea'

So, the Coos Bay World and Rob Manning report Jordan Cove developers have started thinking about turning their proposed liquefied natural gas import terminal into an export terminal. Not that they have the permits to do either just yet. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Jordan Cove, Liquefied natural gas, LNG exports


March 02, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

Oregon's issue with LNG approval still unresolved

Tony Green, spokesman for Oregon Attorney General, said the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision on the Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas project doesn't resolve the state's biggest issue: that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted the project license before state permits were approved. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Jordan Cove, Liquefied natural gas


March 02, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

9th Circuit: Bradwood Landing LNG is so over

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a petition from the state of Oregon and opponents of the Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas development. The ruling released today says, basically, the petitioners' concerns about the project are moot now that there is little to no chance of the LNG terminal and pipeline ever being built. Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Bradwood Landing, Liquefied natural gas


Jan. 13, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

New board takes back Oregon LNG approval

I guess Oregon LNG didn't call "no take-backs" before three new Clatsop County commissioners were sworn in this week. The new gang is already showing a less favorable leaning on liquefied natural gas than the commissioners they replaced (as promised in the May 2010 elections). Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Columbia Riverkeeper, Liquefied natural gas, Oregon LNG


Dec. 09, 2010 · By Cassandra Profita

NMFS: Oregon LNG not ready for review

Thanks to Columbia Riverkeeper for keeping us posted on all things LNG. Today, the National Marine Fisheries Service has sent a letter to federal energy regulators letting them know that the Oregon LNG liquefied natural gas project is not ready to enter the National Environmental Policy Act review process yet (a time-consuming requirement for LNG licensing). Continue reading →

Filed under: Energy, Bradwood Landing, Jordan Cove, Liquefied natural gas, Oregon LNG



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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