Jordan Cove's $7.5B LNG Project Faces Ore. Permit Challenge

Law360, New York (May 29, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups looking to stymie Jordan Cove Energy Project LP's proposed $7.5 billion liquefied natural gas export facility in Oregon lodged a complaint in a state appeals court Wednesday challenging a state-issued dredging permit that allegedly ignores threats to water, fish and wildlife resources.

Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, Coos Waterkeeper and Friends of Living Oregon Waters claim that state regulators never fully examined the environmental consequences of the entire project, which includes a new marine terminal and an LNG pipeline.

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