Cuomo nixes natural gas terminal off Jones Beach

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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has vetoed a proposed natural gas transfer station off Jones Beach, killing a venture whose projected fuel cost savings had been drowned by fears of fracking, terrorism and environmental damage.

Battle resumes at New Jersey hearing over ocean gas terminal

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EATONTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed terminal for liquefied natural gas imports off the New Jersey and New York coasts blasted the plan Wednesday as a dirty, dangerous boondoggle, while supporters hailed it as a source of cheap energy that will lower home heating bills in winter.



Public hearing for Port Ambrose

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Federal agencies hold a public hearing to record comments regarding the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed liquefied natural gas facility off the New Jersey coast.
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Groups rally against ocean gas port

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The possibility of a proposed liquified natural gas (LNG) port off the coast here poses a quality of life threat, a coalition of environmental groups told concerned residents Thursday. “There’s still time to kill this and that’s what we’re hoping to do tonight, get everyone amp-ed up to go to the public hearing, make public comments and oppose Port Ambrose,” said Cassandra Ornell, staff scientist for Clean Ocean Action.
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Clock running on fate of L.N.G. facility off Long Island/Jersey Shores

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The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Maritime Administration have issued a draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Port Ambrose liquefied natural gas facility, starting the regulatory clock on the fate of the controversial offshore facility. Over the next two months, the public will have the opportunity to comment on the project.

Tankers, Turbines – Questions from the audience – Part 4

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Sean Dixon of Clean Ocean Action, David Alecia of Sierra Club, and Al Appleton answer audience questions after presenting on the implications of the Port Ambrose LNG shipping terminal, the competing offshore wind farm proposal, and the imperative that we move away from fossil fuels to renewable energy.