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Downeast LNG import/export
project failure is pending.

> Failed <
Calais LNG
was dismissed
from permitting by FERC
on 2012 Apr 4 — the second
LNG terminal applicant ever
to be dismissed by FERC.
> Failed <
Quoddy Bay LNG was dismissed
from permitting by FERC
on 2008 Oct 17 — the first LNG
terminal applicant ever to be
dismissed by FERC.

>>> ANNOUNCEMENTS <<<

Posted 2015 Mar 30

Sen. Angus King
Joins 15 Other Senators
Opposing More LNG Exports
in
Letter to Dept. of Energy
Sec. Moniz

Senators Stand For the Public Interest

See:
PDF file Franken Letter to Moniz re LNG Exports, 2015 Feb 11, (PDF; 512 KB)

Posted 2015 Mar 27

Maine Bill H.P. 600
Would Allow
Public Utilities Commission
to Contract for
LNG Storage & Distribution

In a Rural, Low-Income
Maine Community

Required to provide 100,000 dekatherms (1 million m³) of natural gas per day.

Was this Bill designed specifically
for Downeast LNG?

Proposed by Representative Barry J. Hobbins (D-Saco)

See:
PDF file An Act to Allow the Public Utilities Commission to Contract for Liquefied Natural Gas Storage & Distribution, 2015 Mar 12, Legislative Document No. 881, 127th Maine Legislature (PDF; 118 KB)

Posted 2015 Mar 16
Revised 2015 Mar 16

Downeast LNG
Anticipates Completing Its
Draft Resource Reports
Around June 1

&
Anticipates Filing
Its Formal FERC
Application to Export
on September 1

 


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NOTABLE QUOTE(S):

Art Berman, petroleum industry expert —

“The folly of the U.S. model for LNG exports is that the world is holding its breath. Well, guess what? The world has changed.”

“If these guys want to spend all this money to export LNG, let them hang themselves. We (the United States) get it wrong every time and it just seems like we're on track to do it again.” [Bold emphasis added.]

LNG — it's both 'if' and 'when', The World, Coos Bay, OR, 2015 Jan 30.


Gordon Wilson, former British Columbia Liberal leader and NDP cabinet minister

"The most compelling reason to be concerned about relying on this golden goose [LNG exporting] is the fact that the markets we are told will buy all we can supply may not materialize as we think, and even if they do, the price they are prepared to pay for our product may be well below what is anticipated." (quoted from 2013 Apr) [Bold emphasis added.]

Rafe: Gordon Wilson finds religion on LNG…for $12,500 a month,
The Common Sense Canadianl, 2013 Nov 4.


US Senator Angus King (ME-I); former Governor of Maine —

"Serving on this committee will give me the opportunity to fight for Maine’s energy future, work hard to protect its beautiful and abundant natural resources, and encourage a cleaner, more deliberate national energy policy."

King appointed to Senate energy oversight panel, Portland Press Herald, 2014 Dec 12.


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  • Mar 16DeLNG Anticipates Completing Its Draft Resource Reports around June 1.


DeLNG Anticipates Filing Its Formal Permit Application to Export around September 1

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> Regional — East Coast of US & Canada > South of Gulf of Maine (US) > Maryland > Chesapeake Bay

  • We Are Cove Point — Cove Point, Lusby, Maryland, citizens working to stop fracked LNG exports from Dominion Cove Point LNG.

> Regional — West Coast (US, Canada, Mexico) > British Columbia > Howe Sound

  • Concerned Citizens Bowen — Bowen Islanders standing up for the protection of Howe Sound, the pearl of the Salish Sea

FERC > LNG Project Review Process > eLibrary Dockets > Pre-Filing Comment Submissions > Monthly Listings of Pre-filing Comments > Downeast LNG — PF14-19 > 2015 March

  • Mar 16
    • FERC OFFICE OF ENERGY PROJECTSDated 2/2/15.
      • The 13 Draft Resource Reports are expected to be filed in late March.
      • The next Conference Call will be 2015 Feb 16.
      • Once they are completed, Downeast LNG will file its formal application to export.
         
    • FERC OFFICE OF ENERGY PROJECTSDated 3/16/15.
      • DOE accepted DeLNG's application to export to Non-FTA Nations.
      • First of the 13 Draft Resource Reports anticipated to be filed around Jun 1.
      • Formal FERC & Army Corps of Engineers Applications anticipated to be filed around Sep 1.
      • DeLNG preparing to schedule filing State of Maine applications.
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