DOE Should Eye Climate Impact Of LNG Exports, Report Says

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT) -- A group of Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday said the U.S. Energy Department should closely examine how increased U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas would affect climate change as part of its implementation of President Barack Obama's climate change action plan.

The DOE is currently mulling several applications to export LNG to countries with which the U.S. lacks free trade agreements. The Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change, co-chaired by Democratic members of both the Senate and House of Representatives, urged the DOE to conduct a "thorough...
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