Long Island Sound LNG Plan Draws Fire From AG

Law360, New York (January 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal came out against the controversial proposed Broadwater liquid natural gas facility in Long Island Sound, urging New York to reject the proposal in a statement filed Monday.

New York law requires that the plan be rejected because there exists a safer, more environmentally-friendly alternative that provides more natural gas, he said. The better option is Exxon's recently proposed BlueOcean Energy LNG off the New Jersey coast, he said.

"While Broadwater would devastate pristine, untouched areas in Long Island Sound and endanger...
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