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Development of Bradwood LNG Suspended

Today NorthernStar Natural Gas announced that they are suspending development of the Bradwood Landing LNG terminal on the Columbia River!

This is a massive victory for the anti-LNG coalition and all of its members including farmers, fisherpeople, foresters, vintners, conservationists, forest defenders, gas customers, students, river advocates and all the residents of Oregon and Washington who oppose the development of LNG!

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8/28/09 Update from WA Dept of Ecology re Bradwood

Last year, several concerned citizens, including John Green and myself, met with Dean Takko, WA State Representative, Jay Manning, and Sally Toteff, from WA Dept of Ecology.  The State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) will identify the gaps in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), due in late October.  Additional information is also included on Water Quality Certification, the 9th Circuit Court response and Endangered Species Act Consultation.

In his reply and thank you to Sally Toteff, Brett VandenHeuvel emphasizes the need for the SEPA analysis and a public comment period.

Read more: 8/28/09 Update from WA Dept of Ecology re Bradwood

Do Oregon or Washington need LNG?

Commentary by Gloria G. MacKenzie for The Daily News, published Sunday, March 29, 2009

Almost exactly two years ago, The Daily News  ran my first commentary (“Let’s not guess with LNG”). I asked if we citizens had a say in the “need” for liquefied natural gas. Without hesitation, the public and its representatives definitely have the right and responsibility to add our 2 cents. (Should that figure be raised in light of every thing else?) This prompts me to correct misconceptions in the editorial of March 17. I will try to simplify some of these complex issues.

Read more: Do Oregon or Washington need LNG?