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CLNG Welcomes ‘Unsurprising’ Court Support of FERC Review Process

Earlier this morning the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a legal challenge by the Sierra Club against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) review of the Corpus Christi liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project. The court opted to dispense with the case without taking oral arguments and instead issued a short judgement noting that […]

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 Riedl said, “As CLNG warned in comments filed at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission earlier […]

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 Cantwell (D-WA), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Bernie Sanders (D-VT). The Senate and House energy bills […]

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 rejected Sierra Club’s challenges primarily because the Court finds that environmental objections to exporting LNG […]