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Benefits from Proposed Energy Projects
Upfront Investment (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $20,900,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $6,900,000,000
Average Annual Jobs                               40,500

First Year of Operations (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $3,700,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $900,000,000
Average Jobs Created in Year 1           23,100

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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

Shell Gulf Landing, Louisiana

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Coastal Conservation Association (CCA); Sierra Club; Louisiana Boat Association; Gumbo Alliance for Safe LNG PROSPECT:  Dead BACKGROUND:  In 2003, Shell US Gas & Power LLC proposed to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal … Continue reading

Cameron LNG Expansion, Hackberry, Louisiana

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND:  Sempra Energy is seeking to expand the liquefied natural gas (LN) processing capacity at its recently constructed Cameron LNG facility in Hackberry, Louisiana. The expansion will … Continue reading

Little Gypsy, Louisiana

STATUS:  Canceled   TYPE: Coal   OPPOSITION:  Sierra Club PROSPECTS:  Unlikely BACKGROUND:  Little Gypsy was a proposed 530 MW coal plant in Montz, Louisiana.  The developer, Entergy Corp., planed to retrofit the plant from natural gas to coal due to … Continue reading

Big Cajun I, Louisiana

STATUS: In progress with opposition   OPPOSITION: Sierra Club TYPE: Coal   PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND:  In 2006 NRG submitted an application to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for conversion of two boilers at the Big Cajun I power plant from … Continue reading

Big Cajun II, Louisiana

STATUS: Canceled TYPE: Coal   OPPOSITION:  Sierra Club   PROSPECTS:  Unlikely   BACKGROUND:  The developer proposed Big Cajun II Unit 4 as a 675 megawatt, $1 billion expansion of an existing three-unit, 1,730 megawatt coal plant. The new unit was … Continue reading

River Bend Station Unit 3, St. Francisville, Louisiana

STATUS:  In progress; NRC review currently suspended TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Public Citizen; Alliance for Affordable Energy   PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate  BACKGROUND:  In September 2008, Entergy Corp. filed an application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to build and operate a 1,550-megawatt … Continue reading