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Regarding the LNG pipeline, unfortunately a needs analayis is not required. The Oregon Energy Commission released a study in 2008 that determined that Oregon would not need imported LNG to meet their energy needs; and if in the future, if they did, it could come from within the USA at a lower cost and would be less environmentally disruptive.
If the project is approved and constructed it would negatively impact the enivronment on Oregon's farms, vinyards, forests and also the people that depend on them for their income.
We need to focus on sustainable forms of energy and less on limited non renewabel sources. Eventually, these will be gone and we need to be ready for that time. Now is the time to direct our focus and research in that direction. If we can attain new types of sustainable energy, we can be a nation of growing businesses that will provide living wage jobs with better communities.
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