After being denied by federal regulators last years, backers of the liquefied natural gas project are starting again.
After getting denied last week, backers of the proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal say they will refile.
local | News | Environment | EnergyThe Coos Bay World | Dec. 9, 2016 3:19 p.m.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission decided in March to deny a permission to build a 234-mile-long interstate pipeline that would end in an export terminal in Jordan Cove.
The announcement comes ahead of a protest Tuesday in Salem by opponents of the project.
The backers of a proposed $6 billion liquefied natural gas export terminal and pipeline on the Columbia River have decided to end the project, known as Oregon LNG. A glut of LNG hitting international markets may be the reason.
Energy | Land use | Environment | CommunitiesOPB/EarthFix | April 11, 2016 5:59 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The companies backing the Jordan Cove energy project have appealed a federal decision denying their proposal to pipe natural gas through Oregon so it can be shipped to Asia.
This is the second preliminary purchase deal announced since federal energy regulators denied approval of the export terminal and pipeline project.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says public benefit of the project does not outweigh the adverse effects.
Land use | Climate change | Water | Economy | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Communities | EnergyOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 30, 2015 noon | Ashland, Oregon
Federal regulators determine that Jordan Cove can take steps to minimize environmental and safety concerns surrounding the liquefied natural gas export terminal and pipeline.
Proposed port facilities and a pipeline for shipping Rocky Mountain natural gas to Asia via the Oregon Coast have won final environmental approval from federal regulators.
Land | Renewable energy | Land use | Climate change | Water | Economy | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Communities | EnergyOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 5, 2015 4:47 p.m. | Shady Cove, Oregon
Opponents of the Jordan Cove LNG Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline are hiking the proposed pipe route from Malin to Coos Bay, Oregon.
Specifically, Hickenlooper said he supports liquefied natural gas exports to non-Free Trade Agreement countries.
Residents of Coos and Douglas counties are hoping to challenge fossil fuel development by asserting local decision-making rights.
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.
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.
For years, liquefied natural gas developers in Oregon shunned the idea of flipping their proposed LNG import terminals around to export natural gas instead.
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.
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.