Liquefied Natural Gas or LNG and the high demand for offload facilities in the Northeast will certainly be one of the more contentious debates of the upcoming year. A recent series of public meetings in Long Island brought out proponents and challengers alike, all speaking to the impacts of the planned Broadwater Terminal. Currently in question - a report that found there would be "no significant impacts" in the already heavily degraded Long Island Sound...JB
Photo: Artist Image of Proposed LNG Facility from Underwater from Newsday
By Jennifer Smith
Newsday Staff Writer
January 9, 2007
The contentious debate over a liquefied natural gas terminal proposed for Long Island Sound shifts into high gear this week at a series of public meetings on the project's likely environmental impact.
At issue is a report by federal energy officials which concluded that the massive Broadwater LNG Terminal -- a 1,200-foot-long floating facility that would require about 22 miles of new pipeline under Long Island Sound -- would have no "significant impacts to the environment."
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