Maine LNG Project Not Needed, Enviro Group Tells FERC

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 5:40 PM EDT) -- A Maine environmental group on Friday urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to deep-six a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal project in eastern Maine, telling the regulator that there is no credible purpose or need for the Downeast LNG project.

Save Passamaquoddy Bay, which is fighting to protect a coastal area near the U.S.-Canada border, said in a letter to FERC and the state’s congressional delegation that Downeast's claims that the pipeline is needed due to pipeline constraints during periods of high natural gas consumption on...
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