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Oregon natural gas terminal plans hit snag over permit

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Plans for a major West Coast liquified natural gas pipeline and export terminal have hit a snag after a lengthy legal battle.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday ruled that energy company Pembina could not move forward with the proposal without a key clean water permit from the state of Oregon.

The ruling was hailed as a major victory by opponents of the project, which would be the first such LNG overseas export terminal in the lower 48 states.

The pipeline would begin in Malin, in southwest Oregon, and end in Coos Bay on the southern Oregon coast.

Read more at: https://apnews.com/article/environment-us-news-oregon-421c50098a99d9be36a9c1b88a48f9fb

Environment / Government-politics / News / Oregon-Northwest / Top Stories

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2021-01-19 18:32:12

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