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Oregon County Seeks To Block LNG Project With Ballot Measure

OPB/EarthFix | May 8, 2017 7:30 a.m.

"Community-Rights" measure aims to give Coos County residents control over energy infrastructure projects.

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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.


LNG Critics Ask Oregon Governor To Oppose Project

The Register-Guard | Sept. 28, 2015 7:51 a.m.

Confident that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will eventually issue a license for Oregon LNG’s $6 billion liquefied natural gas terminal and pipeline on Warrenton’s Skipanon Peninsula, opponents are calling on Gov. Kate Brown to take a stand against the project.

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Senators, Congresswoman Seek More Time For Oregon LNG Review

Daily Astorian | Sept. 19, 2015 11:34 a.m.

Three U.S. lawmakers from Oregon want more time to weigh in on a proposed coastal energy project.

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Astoria Passes Resolution Opposing Gas Terminal Project

Daily Astorian | Sept. 10, 2015 10:39 a.m. | Astoria, Oregon

The Astoria City Council has come out against the $6 billion Oregon LNG project.

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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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Feds Release Environmental Review Of Columbia River LNG Project

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 5, 2015 4:40 p.m. | Warrenton, Oregon

A long-awaited environmental impact statement downplays the effect of Oregon LNG's proposed project.

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Feds Release Draft Environmental Review Of Oregon LNG Project

Daily Astorian | Aug. 5, 2015 12:09 p.m. | Warrenton, Oregon

Draft recommends steps to protect environment, ensure safety.

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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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Top Stories: Oregon LNG Sues US Army Corps Of Engineers, State's Economy Continues To Grow

OPB | Dec. 24, 2014 7:13 a.m. | Portland

Headlines for Wednesday, Dec. 24: The Oregon Liquefied Natural Gas terminal is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for access to build, the state's economy is considered healthy, at least two Portland movie theaters will screen "The Interview" on Christmas Day, and more.

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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.