Sierra Club Fights Freeport LNG Export Bid

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 5:36 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club on Friday argued that Freeport LNG Expansion LP's plan to export roughly 1.4 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day from Freeport's Quintana Island, Texas, terminal could release harmful emissions through processes including liquefaction.

In a motion to intervene filed with the U.S. Department of Energy, the Sierra Club said that increasing natural gas production in the shale gas plays could cause air and water pollution, noting that the plan by Freeport and FLNG Liquefaction LLC to export liquefied natural gas would...
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