Long Islanders Sound Off on LNG Port Proposal

Jul 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Story
An artist’s rendering of Port Ambrose (courtesy of Liberty Natural Gas)

An artist’s rendering of Port Ambrose (courtesy of Liberty Natural Gas)

Nearly 300 people packed The Allegria Hotel in Long Beach to sound off on a proposed natural gas terminal that would be anchored in the Atlantic 17 miles off Long Island.

Of the 39 people who had a chance to speak during the two-hour, lone public hearing scheduled for LI, 35 voiced opposition—mostly on environmental and security grounds. The four who spoke in favor included two union leaders and two union members touting the project’s potential for creating jobs.

For more on this story, visit: Long Islanders Sound Off on LNG Port Proposal | Long Island Press.

Be Sociable, Share!
Tags: , ,

Leave a Comment