Colorado’s governor wants the Jordan Cove Energy Project and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline to move forward.
On Wednesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper penned a letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission chair Cheryl LaFleur, expressing his support.
FERC is the head agency when it comes to giving LNG terminals the go-ahead. FERC is expected to release Jordan Cove’s final environmental impact statement Sept. 30, with a final decision by Dec. 29.
Specifically, Hickenlooper said he supports liquefied natural gas exports to non-Free Trade Agreement countries. In March 2014, Jordan Cove received the Department of Energy’s approval to export to non-FTA countries.
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