Feds OK Ore. Gas Pipeline And Fuel Terminal

Law360, New York (September 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Federal regulators on Thursday gave the go-ahead for construction of a controversial fuel import terminal and pipeline in western Oregon, saying the Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas import project meets environmental and safety standards.

"The project is needed to meet rising energy demand in the Pacific Northwest," said Joseph T. Kelliher, chairman of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

The order, which authorizes construction and operations, is conditioned on completion of the permit process with state agencies, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S....
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