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Hope Island, Maine

STATUS: Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION: Environmental groups, local residents PROSPECT: Dead BACKGROUND: After Maine Governor John Baldacci signaled an interest in developing liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in the state, TransCanada Corporation sought to build an LNG terminal on … Continue reading

Main Pass Energy Hub, Louisiana

STATUS:  Temporarily Suspended TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco; environmental groups PROSPECT:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND:  McMoRan Exploration Co. filed a Deepwater Port License application with the U.S. Coast Guard and Maritime Administration in 2004 to construct the $1 billion … Continue reading

Port Dolphin LNG Deep Water Port, Florida

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND:  Port Dolphin LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Höegh LNG AS, submitted an application in March 2007 for a license to construct and operate a liquefied … Continue reading

Brayton Point/Somerset LNG, Massachusetts

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups; local residents; Rhode Island Legislators including, Rep. Fausto C. Anguilla (D-Dist. 68) of Bristol and Warren, Rep. Jan P. Malik (D-Dist. 67) of Warren and Barrington, Rep. William Enos (D-Dist. 71) of … Continue reading

Neptune LNG, Massachusetts

STATUS:  Complete TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups, local residents PROSPECT:  Complete BACKGROUND:  GDF Suez Energy North America announced in February 2005 that it sought to build a deepwater liquefied natural gas (LNG) port, called Neptune LNG, 10 miles off … Continue reading

Sparrows Point LNG, Maryland

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE:  Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups, U.S. Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, local residents PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND: The Sparrows Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) project is a proposed LNG import and re-gasification facility to be … Continue reading

Fairwinds LNG, Harpswell, Maine

STATUS: Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION: Environmental groups, local residents PROSPECTS: Dead BACKGROUND: Fairwinds, a partnership of TransCanada Corporation and ConocoPhillips, sought to build a $350 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal near Harpswell, Maine.  The facility, proposed to be constructed … Continue reading

Downeast LNG, Robbiston, Maine

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Canadian government; environmental groups; local residents PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND:  Downeast LNG is a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Mill Cove in Robbiston, Maine.  The 80-acre site will consist … Continue reading

Quoddy Bay LNG, Maine

STATUS: Suspended TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups; local residents PROSPECTS:  Highly Unlikely BACKGROUND:  In August 2004, the Passamaquoddy Tribe voted to allow Quoddy Bay LLC to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on tribal land on the Pleasant … Continue reading

Calais LNG, Maine

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups; local residents PROSPECT:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND:  Calais LNG has proposed to build a $1 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal and storage facility on the outskirts of Calais, Maine.  … Continue reading