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It's Round 3 For Jordan Cove LNG Terminal And Pipeline

OPB/EarthFix | March 17, 2017 12:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

After being denied by federal regulators last years, backers of the liquefied natural gas project are starting again.

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Jordan Cove Will Try Again To Get Coos Bay Natural Gas Export Terminal Approved

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 15, 2016 3:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

After getting denied last week, backers of the proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal say they will refile.

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FERC Denies Re-Hearing For Jordan Cove LNG Terminal Near Coos Bay

The 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.

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Oregon Regulators Delay Decision On Energy Export Project

OPB/EarthFix | June 13, 2016 2:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The announcement comes ahead of a protest Tuesday in Salem by opponents of the project.

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Oregon LNG Proposals' End Signal A Glut In The Market

OPB | April 16, 2016 3:25 p.m. | Portland

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. 

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Jordan Cove LNG Backers Appeal Federal Permit Denial

OPB/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.

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Oregon Energy Exporter Announces A Japanese Buyer For Its Liquefied Natural Gas

OPB/EarthFix | April 8, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

This is the second preliminary purchase deal announced since federal energy regulators denied approval of the export terminal and pipeline project. 

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Federal Regulators Deny Liquefied Natural Gas Project In Southern Oregon

OPB/EarthFix | March 11, 2016 4:30 p.m. | Ashland. Oregon

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says public benefit of the project does not outweigh the adverse effects. 

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Southern Oregon Natural Gas Project Gets Federal Environmental Approval

OPB/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.

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Jordan Cove LNG Port And Pipeline Get Final Environmental OK

AP | Sept. 30, 2015 10:31 a.m.

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.

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Jordan Cove LNG Opponents 'Hike The Pipe'

OPB/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.

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Colorado Governor Supports Jordan Cove Energy Project

The Coos Bay World | July 27, 2015 11:17 a.m. | Coos Bay, Oregon

Specifically, Hickenlooper said he supports liquefied natural gas exports to non-Free Trade Agreement countries.

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Could A Community Bill Of Rights Keep Out A Gas Pipeline?

OPB | Feb. 3, 2015 7 p.m. | Ashland, Ore.

Residents of Coos and Douglas counties are hoping to challenge fossil fuel development by asserting local decision-making rights.

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Environmental Update

OPB | Dec. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on some of the environmental stories they've been following.

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Coos Bay World: FERC Says LNG Plant Would Have 'Limited' Environmental Impacts

the_world | Nov. 7, 2014 11:16 a.m. | Coos Bay, Oregon

The first step of Jordan Cove's federal environmental analysis is complete.

Energy | Ecotrope

Wyden: Where's the limit on LNG exports?

Ecotrope | Nov. 8, 2011 8:22 a.m.

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.

Energy | Ecotrope

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

Ecotrope | Sept. 23, 2011 7:30 a.m.

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.

Energy | Ecotrope

LNG export in Oregon: "The truth is out"

Ecotrope | Sept. 22, 2011 1:52 p.m.

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

Energy | Ecotrope

Exporting LNG from Oregon? 'A stupid idea'

Ecotrope | March 17, 2011 11:04 a.m.

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.

Energy | Ecotrope

Oregon's issue with LNG approval still unresolved

Ecotrope | March 2, 2011 6:09 a.m.

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.