Coos County voters rejected a measure Tuesday designed to prevent a liquefied natural gas plant from being built on the coast.
News | Environment | Politics | localAP | May 14, 2017 9:08 a.m. | Seattle
The ballot measure before Coos County voters Tuesday would block the $7.5 billion Jordan Cove Energy Project, a proposed liquefied natural gas port that would be the first of its kind on the U.S. West Coast.
News | Environment | local | EnergyThe Coos Bay World | April 21, 2017 2:51 p.m. | Coos County, Oregon
Opponents to a proposed ballot measure that threatens pipeline and liquid natural gas projects are funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into Coos County to ensure that the ordinance fails.
One of President Trump’s top economic advisors says the administration plans to approve a permit for the controversial Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project in Coos Bay.
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.
News | Environment | local | 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.
Environment | Energy | Land use | 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.
Economy | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Land use | Water | Communities | Climate change | 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.
Economy | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Land use | Land | Water | Renewable energy | Communities | Climate change | 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.