Sen. Barrasso Seeks To Tie LNG Exports To Ukraine Aid

Law360, New York (March 11, 2014, 5:07 PM EDT) -- Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., on Monday became the latest lawmaker to use the Ukraine crisis to push for increased U.S. liquefied natural gas exports, saying he wants to amend a proposed aid package that would allow LNG exports to Ukraine and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies.

Barrasso, a member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, said his amendment to the aid package the committee is currently mulling would require the Obama administration to approve LNG export applications to Ukraine and other NATO members, even...
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