Vote Delays New Jersey’s Planned First LNG Terminal on Delaware River

Photo: Center for Liquified Natural Gas https://maritime-executive.com/article/vote-delays-new-jersey-s-planned-first-lng-terminal-on-delaware-river By The Maritime Executive , September 10, 2020 Plans for a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal to be located on the Delaware River were again stalled today as the commission overseeing the river voted to delay its initial approval of the project pending an appeal from an environmental group. TheContinue reading “Vote Delays New Jersey’s Planned First LNG Terminal on Delaware River”

No ‘bomb trains’: 14 states aim to take new rule on LNG transport off the rails

https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2020/08/21/no-bomb-trains-14-states-aim-to-take-new-rule-on-lng-transport-off-the-rails/ August 21, 2020 By Hannah Chinn/WHYY Fourteen states — including Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware — and the District of Columbia have filed a legal challenge to a new federal rule that would allow trains to carry liquefied natural gas (LNG) across the country. The states’ move coincides with a petition filed by environmental organizations that alsoContinue reading “No ‘bomb trains’: 14 states aim to take new rule on LNG transport off the rails”

U.S. Government Accountability Office Issues Report on LNG Exports

GAO Report on Natural Gas Exports: Updated Guidance and Regulations Could Improve Facility Permitting Processes In 2019, about 39% of U.S. natural gas exports went through export facilities—in which the gas is liquefied and loaded onto ships for transport. Multiple federal agencies regulate export facility design. Federal guidance says that agencies should review regulations everyContinue reading “U.S. Government Accountability Office Issues Report on LNG Exports”

Feds Green Light Use of Trains to Transport LNG

Photo: Chart Inc. 2013 https://www.ecori.org/renewable-energy/2020/6/26/lng-train-shipping-approved June 27, 2020 By Tim Faulkner, ecoRI News President Trump has followed through on his pledge to allow trains to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG), a decision opposed by environmental groups and 15 states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued theContinue reading “Feds Green Light Use of Trains to Transport LNG”

On this day in 1973: Staten Island liquefied natural gas explosion kills 40 workers

Feb 10, 2020 By Steve Zaffarano | zaffarano@siadvance.com https://www.silive.com/news/j66j-2020/02/7bf286f7952863/on-this-day-in-1973-staten-island-liquefied-natural-gas-explosion-in-kills-40-workers.html