Dominion Sues Sierra Club Over Maryland LNG Project

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT) -- Dominion Cove Point LNG LP hit the Sierra Club and its Maryland chapter with a lawsuit Friday claiming a 2005 agreement authorizes it to construct a natural gas liquefaction project in Lusby, Md., weeks after the organization demanded that it discontinue the project.

In its complaint, filed in the Circuit Court of Calvert County, Dominion rebuffs the Sierra Club's assertion that a 1972 settlement with the site's former owner gives the environmental group the authority to block any such project. The company plans to expand its...
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