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RI Senate OKs Resolution Opposing Weaver’s Cove LNG

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The Rhode Island senate has approved a resolution opposing the proposed Weaver’s Cove offshore berth for Liquefied Natural Gas.



‘Political Maneuvers’ Can’t Stop Fall River LNG Proposal

Sep 27th, 2010 | By

The vice president of business development and project manager at Weaver’s Cove Energy disagrees with Rep. James McGovern who assesses the private sector jobs to be created by Weaver’s Cove Energy’s LNG terminal as ‘minimal, frankly.’



Coast Guard again blocks planned Mass. LNG project

Sep 4th, 2010 | By

In a recent letter to Weaver’s Cove CEO Gordon Shearer, Coast Guard Deputy Commandant for Operations Brian Salerno, wrote that the waterway “is unsuitable for the type, size, and frequency of LNG marine traffic associated with Weaver’s Cove’s proposal.” The project proposed by Weaver’s Cove Energy LLC has drawn opposition from residents and officials in

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Congressmen have plan to kill Mass. LNG terminal

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts lawmakers said last Thursday they hope to deal a final blow to a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in Fall River with an attempt to bar the Department of Energy from spending money on its regulatory review. via Congressmen have plan to kill Mass. LNG terminal – Connecticut

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R.I. Senate Submits Task Force’s Findings on Weaver’s Cove LNG to FERC

Aug 14th, 2010 | By

The Rhode Island Senate has submitted the findings and recommendations of its task force on the Weaver’s Cove LNG import project to FERC. The task force recommends that FERC deny Weaver’s Cove LNG’s application to construct an offshore LNG unloading berth. The Rhode Island Senate’s submission is available in the FERC eLibrary under Docket No.

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Sen. Brown opposes Fall River LNG terminal (video)

Jun 13th, 2010 | By

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) toured the site of the proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Fall River on Saturday. It is a battle that has been brewing in Fall River for nearly a decade. Weaver’s Cove has proposed building a floating natural gas terminal in Mount Hope Bay. via Sen. Brown opposes Fall River LNG

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RI panel comes out against proposed LNG facility

Jun 5th, 2010 | By

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A state Senate task force in Rhode Island has come out against a proposal to build an offshore loading berth for liquefied natural gas in Mount Hope Bay. via RI panel comes out against proposed LNG facility – BostonHerald.com.



National Park Service deals blow to Fall River LNG

May 20th, 2010 | By

BOSTON — The National Park Service has dealt a major blow to the proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in Fall River, saying initial information shows the project is not consistent with the federal Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. via National Park Service deals blow to Fall River LNG | SouthCoastToday.com.



GE invests $150 million in new LNG terminal

May 7th, 2010 | By

Stamford-based GE Energy Financial Services, a key player in funding alternative energy projects, has not abandoned core energy sources, investing $150 million in a liquefied natural gas terminal under construction on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.



Safe For Environment? Natural Gas Push A Gamble

Apr 28th, 2010 | By

U.S. Rep. John B. Larson thinks natural gas is the answer to the nation’s energy dilemma, or at least a bridge to a more sustainable future. He is a co-sponsor of a bill before Congress that would increase the use of natural gas in heavy-duty vehicles, via tax credits and incentives.



Vt. environmentalist tells Yalies he loves the land

Apr 21st, 2010 | By

Relying on facts and numbers is not enough to resolve environmental issues such as global warming and air pollution, said Peter Forbes, founder of the Center for Whole Communities in Vermont, an environmentalist organization.



Pol’s beau tied to gas terminal bid off Rockaways

Apr 7th, 2010 | By

THE LONGTIME boyfriend of a state lawmaker from Queens lobbied Albany last year on behalf of a company that plans to build a liquefied natural gas terminal off the Rockaways, raising eyebrows in her district.



Opinion: Greater LNG oversight

Apr 7th, 2010 | By

Thumbs up to To a state Department of Transportation ruling that would require Weaver’s Cove Energy to recalculate how far a possibly flammable cloud of escaped gas might travel and increases the DOT’s oversight of a gas pipeline the company wants to build under the Taunton River that would connect a proposed LNG storage tank

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Could gas processing plants endanger New York boroughs?

Apr 7th, 2010 | By

Three new gas processing plants built off the coast of Coney Island could blow the entire borough off the face of the earth, environmental watchdogs are warning.



GE’s Energy Investing Unit Pumps $150 Million into Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal, Expanding Core US Infrastructure

Apr 1st, 2010 | By

GE Energy Financial Services — pursuing its strategy of helping to build core, essential energy infrastructure — has announced that it is investing $150 million in a liquefied natural gas receiving terminal under construction in Mississippi that will increase natural gas supplies to the Northeast and Southeast United States. The business unit of GE is

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Mass., R.I. congressmen want to empower states with new LNG bill

Mar 27th, 2010 | By

WASHINGTON —Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., introduced legislation Thursday that he says will empower states to play a bigger role in the process of siting LNG facilities.The bill repeals a provision in the 2005 Energy bill that gave the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission the exclusive authority to site LNG facilities. via Mass., R.I. congressmen want to

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CTEHxclusive: More alternative fuels to come out of Connecticut Clean Cities Future Fuels Project

Feb 28th, 2010 | By

The Connecticut Clean Cities Future Fuels Project had the kick off meeting Feb. 17, 2010, in Hartford. The Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition, Inc. (GNHCCC), together with over 30 partner organizations will develop and implement a state-wide, fuel-neutral effort that will deploy 183 alternative fuel vehicles (AFV) through incremental funding and provide fueling capability

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Yankee Gas expansion to start in April

Feb 26th, 2010 | By

CHESHIRE — Yankee Gas Services Co. will start work in April on a $60 million expansion of its distribution network that will include a 5.28-mile stretch along Route 68 in town. Officials at the Berlin, Conn., utility outlined their plans for the new pipeline Tuesday for town officials. via Yankee Gas expansion to start in

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Lynch: Floating LNG terminal ill-conceived | projo.com

Feb 16th, 2010 | By

PROVIDENCE — Testifying before a special Senate task force Tuesday, Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch called a proposal for a floating liquefied natural gas terminal in Mount Hope Bay ill-conceived. via Lynch: Floating LNG terminal ill-conceived | projo.com.



Lynch: Floating LNG terminal ill-conceived | Rhode Island news | projo.com | The Providence Journal

Feb 4th, 2010 | By

PROVIDENCE — Testifying before a special Senate task force Tuesday, Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch called a proposal for a floating liquefied natural gas terminal in Mount Hope Bay ill-conceived. Lynch said the project was developed only in a “knee-jerk reaction” to the demise of a proposed facility on the Fall River waterfront. The floating

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