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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 2014 July 23

DeLNG Export Proposal
Enters FERC Pre-filing

Here we go again, from the beginning!


Source: FERC Docket No. PF14-19, Accession No. 20140722-5110, 2014 Jul 23

See our Announcements page for all previous announcements.



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Kate DeAngelis, Friends of the Earth—

“In supporting liquefied natural gas exports, President Obama is treating climate change like a game of peak-a-boo, opening his eyes to the harmful impacts of carbon but closing them to the devastating disruption potential of methane. Allowing more LNG exports completely counteracts President Obama’s expressed commitment to reduce emissions and protect the public health.”

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Energy Dept. gives thumbs up to more gas exports, The Hill — 2014 Sep 10

Anti-Dominion LNG, Anti-Fracking Protesters, demonstrating at FERC Headquarters in Washington, DC—

[Sung to the tune of The Beatles' Yellow Submarine:]

"We all know FERC’s a rubber stamp machine, a rubber stamp machine, a rubber stamp machine.”

Battling Cove Point in the Capital, The Nation— 2014 July 14.


Downeast LNG's revised website, The Project > Downeast LNG Project Overview (PDF; 34KB), 2014 June —

"Visual Issues

"The site is uniquely suited to accommodate the necessary structures with minimal visual impact from either Route 1 in Maine or from St. Andrews.…

"…The most visible aspect of the project will be the ship itself, which will be present only when it is in port and at a distance of more than 2 miles from St. Andrews…." [Bold, underlined emphasis added.]

Webmaster's comment: The 30-ft-tall sheet metal barrier that DeLNG proposes to erect along more than ½ mile of highway US-1, abutting a state-designated scenic area (Mill Cove), and the 4,000-foot-long trestle and pier that would cut across the mouth of scenic Mill Cove must not "count" in Dean Girdis's mind as visual impact.

And, Girdis says that the ship wouldn't be visible when it isn't in port! Brilliant!

Don't be surprised if Girdis's embarrassment results in his changing the text. But, never fear! SPB has preserved it for posterity! [See archived DeLNG's 2014 June edition of "Downeast LNG Project Overview" (PDF; 34KB), with SPB highlighting & comments.]


Bob Bennekamper, concerned citizen, Brick Township, New Jersey —

“If energy independence is our national goal, then neither imports nor exports are in our national interest.”

Citizens overwhelming oppose offshore liquefied natural gas operation, NJToday.net, NJ — 2013 October 1.


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Notable Quotes

  • 2014 Sep 10
     
    • “In supporting liquefied natural gas exports, President Obama is treating climate change like a game of peak-a-boo, opening his eyes to the harmful impacts of carbon but closing them to the devastating disruption potential of methane. Allowing more LNG exports completely counteracts President Obama’s expressed commitment to reduce emissions and protect the public health.”

    — Kate DeAngelis, Friends of the Earth

FERC > LNG Project Review Process > eLibrary Dockets > Pre-Filing Comment Submissions > Monthly Listings of Pre-filing Comments > Downeast LNG — PF14-19 > 2014 September
  • Sep 11
    • Downeast LNG, Inc. Downeast Liquefaction, LLC Downeast Pipeline, LLCMonthly Filing Status Report 1, for 2014 Aug 11–Sep 10.

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Announcements > 2014 > September

  • Sep 16Downeast LNG Open House
    6 PM ET, Robbinston School.

    HOLD FERC's & DOWNEAST LNG's FEET TO THE FIRE! ATTEND THE OPEN HOUSE!

Calendar > 2014 September

  • Sep 16 Downeast LNG Open House
    6 PM ET, Robbinston School.

    HOLD FERC's & DOWNEAST LNG's FEET TO THE FIRE! ATTEND THE OPEN HOUSE!

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Announcements > 2014 > September

  • Sep 16Downeast LNG Open House [Time & Location Not Yet Known]
    Your Attendance Is Important!
    HOLD FERC's & DOWNEAST LNG's FEET TO THE FIRE!

Calendar > 2014 September

  • Sep 16Downeast LNG Open House [Time & Location Not Yet Known] Your Attendance Is Important!
    HOLD FERC's & DOWNEAST LNG's FEET TO THE FIRE!

FERC > LNG Project Review Process > eLibrary Dockets > Pre-Filing Comment Submissions > Monthly Listings of Pre-filing Comments > Downeast LNG — PF14-19 > 2014 September

  • Sep 11
    • Downeast Liquefaction, LLC Downeast LNG, Inc. Downeast Pipeline, LLCDraft Resource Report 1 [Privileged & Confidential; Non-Public]
       
    • Downeast Liquefaction, LLC Downeast LNG, Inc. Downeast Pipeline, LLCDraft Resource Report 1 includes a general project description, the list of impacted landowners (Privileged and Confidential; therefore, Non-Public), and a summary of alternative sites that were considered by the applicant. Downeast LNG will hold a FERC-required Open House on 2014 September 16. FERC and Downeast LNG staff will be present.
       
      Experience has shown that FERC-required open houses are shams; LNG applicants provide misinformation to the public with impunity, directly under FERC staff's nose.

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Documents > US Department of Energy > Environmental Review Documents

  • 2014 August — Addendum to Environmental Review Documents Concerning Exports of Natural Gas from the United States
    Webmaster's comment:The DOE baldly concludes that it cannot adequately predict the consequences of exporting natural gas, so just let the natural gas industry do it, consequences be damned.

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