Interior Urges Wildlife Protection In Oregon LNG Project

Law360, New York (January 14, 2013, 8:06 PM EST) -- Environmental regulators urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday to require that Oregon LNG include measures to protect threatened wildlife and plants in its proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in northwest Oregon.

The Fish and Wildlife Service told FERC in a letter that the construction and operation of the Oregon LNG Export Project could disturb threatened fish and bird habitats, obstruct sensitive waterways and tear up federally listed plants.

Oregon LNG is seeking permission from FERC and the Energy Department to convert...
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