Ore. Gov. Vows To Fight LNG Terminal

Law360, New York (January 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Oregon's governor says the state will challenge the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision to authorize the construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal on the Columbia River.

On Thursday, FERC denied a rehearing of its earlier order approving the Bradwood Landing facility proposed by NorthernStar Energy LLC. The LNG terminal would be built to deliver some 1.3 billion cubic feet of gas per day to the Pacific Northwest.

Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski and Oregon Attorney General John Kroger said Thurday the state would appeal FERC's...
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