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CLNG Responds to Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing on LNG Exports

In response to today’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on S. 33, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act,” Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) President Bill Cooper issued the following statement: “Today’s hearing emphasizes the wide consensus among energy experts, economists and policymakers: Liquefied natural gas exports will be an economic boon […]

Congressman Bill Johnson for The Hill: No time to lose on LNG exports

My bill, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act,” aims to address this growing problem by cutting through the bureaucratic red tape and implementing a deadline on the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue a final decision on LNG export applications. Given the amount of time that has already passed since many of the LNG […]

CLNG Applauds Passage of H.R. 351

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) praises today’s 277 to 133 passage of H.R. 351, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act.” The bill, introduced by Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), brings regulatory certainty to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) permitting process for liquefied natural gas exports by requiring that the department issue a final decision […]

CLNG President Applauds Introduction of New Bill Expediting Review of LNG Export Applications

The Center for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG) welcomes the introduction of new Senate legislation, S. 33, the “LNG Certainty and Transparency Act.” Sens. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) and Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) introduced the bipartisan bill Tuesday, which strives to accelerate the approval process for U.S. LNG export permits to non-free trade agreement countries by setting […]