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CLNG Statement on CEQ NEPA Guidance

Today, the White House Council on Environmental Quality released its final guidance for federal agencies on incorporating the effects of climate change in their National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews. Commenting, Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) Executive Director Charlie …

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CLNG Cheers Forthcoming Reconciliation of Energy Bills

This afternoon the Senate voted to appoint seven members to a conference committee with the House of Representatives to reconcile corresponding energy bills. Senate conferees are Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), John Barrasso (R-WY), James Risch (R-ID), John Cornyn (R-TX), Maria …

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CLNG Statement on DC Circuit Opinions Regarding LNG and NEPA Analysis

Today, the DC Circuit court issued two opinions that address the Sierra Club’s challenges to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis of the Freeport and Sabine Pass LNG facilities.  In both opinions, the Court …

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CLNG Hails House Action Providing Greater Regulatory Certainty for LNG Exports

Washington, D.C.: During the markup of the National Defense Authorization Act earlier today, the House Armed Services Committee voted to include language that will facilitate the shipment of U.S. LNG to Europe and other markets around the world. The amendment …

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CLNG Cheers Passage of S. 2012

Today, the Senate passed S. 2012, The Energy Policy Modernization Act, by a vote of 85-12. Among other issues, the bill brings greater regulatory certainty to the United States’ liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry by requiring that the Department of …

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CLNG: First LNG Cargo a Momentous Occasion for Global Gas Industry

After Cheniere announced that it had shipped its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Sabine Pass export terminal in Louisiana, Charlie Riedl, Executive Director of the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG), issued the following statement: “This …

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Natural Gas and LNG Suppliers Sound a Warning on Feasibility and Consequences of Expansion of FERC Review Requirements

Resulting Infrastructure Delays Create Risk to Clean Power Plan Compliance In comments filed today at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) and the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) warned that broadening the Commission’s …

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LNG exports produce lower GHG emissions than coal, according to report commissioned by the Center for LNG

Greenhouse gas emissions up to 194% higher from coal than U.S. LNG Read the fact sheet HERE and the full report HERE. The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) today announced findings of a new report that confirm the global environmental benefits …

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Study Compares U.S. LNG AND Coal Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas’ “LNG and Coal Life Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions” report quantifies the environmental benefits of replacing coal with U.S. exported liquefied natural gas (LNG) in five key international markets. This lifecycle analysis found that …

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CLNG Welcomes House Action to Accelerate LNG Export Project Review Process

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) today commended the House Energy & Commerce Committee for supporting the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act, and specifically a requirement that the Department of Energy issue a decision on any application …

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