Posts Tagged ‘ Broadwater ’

Remember Broadwater? LNG terminals sit idle off Boston’s North Shore.

Jan 25th, 2013 | By

Check out this Boston Globe story about two LNG terminals built off the North Shore of Massachusetts (at a combined cost of $750 million) several years ago that are now sitting completely idle because of shifts in the LNG market.



Broadwater withdrawal signals floating gas plant ‘dead’

Mar 7th, 2012 | By

“In sending a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting to vacate their certificates, Broadwater has signaled that their proposed floating gas plant is finally dead,” said Leah Schmalz, director of legal and legislative affairs for Save the Sound.

After years of opposition, protests, petitions, legal wrangling, and partnering with federal and state officials on both sides of Long Island Sound, “the health and safety of our Sound will not be compromised by the proposed industrial complex.” Click on this environmental headline for more on this story from Save the Sound.



Stark differences between McMahon, Blumenthal on energy, environment

Sep 27th, 2010 | By

The differences between Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Richard Blumenthal over environmental policy are striking. Blumenthal’s efforts as Connecticut’s attorney general on behalf of environmental causes, including joining bipartisan fights to block controversial energy projects for Long Island Sound, recently earned him the Sierra Club’s endorsement. McMahon, on the other hand, is uncertain about the

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Blumenthal appeals to environmentalists and other lovers of Long Island Sound

Sep 1st, 2010 | By

U.S. Senatorial Richard Blumenthal has released an ad in which he promises to hold big oil accountable if elected to the Senate, just as he fought Shell Oil and TransCanada Energy, who proposed building “Broadwater,” a huge liquefied natural gas storage facility in the middle of Long Island Sound, that Blumenthal opposed.