April 2019, Vol. 246, No. 4


FERC Chairman Lauds New Framework for Approving LNG Terminals

The FERC’s weighing of greenhouse gas emissions also comes into play in its consideration of LNG facilities. So, it was noteworthy that FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur concurred with the two Republican commissioners in approving the first LNG project that the Trump administration has greenlighted. That is Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass LNG export project in Cameron Parish, La.  FERC voted 3-1 on Feb 21, with Democratic Commissioner Richard Glick dissenting. In announcing the decision, Chairman Neil Chatterjee said, “I really appreciate the efforts of my colleagues to work together to come to an agreement on this facility. This is significant, as I anticipate we’ll be able to use the frame

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