Oregon court rules against LNG terminal


The state Court of Appeals upheld the right of Clatsop County to deny approval of a pipeline through the county to bring liquified natural gas to an export terminal near the mouth of the Columbia River.

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The liquefied natural gas terminal proposed near the mouth of the Columbia River in Warrenton may be nearing the last of its nine lives.

The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld Clatsop County’s procedural ability to reverse an earlier land use approval for the project. That paves the way for the county to finalize its subsequent decision to deny zoning approvals for a pipeline that would carry gas to the Oregon LNG terminal.

Read more in today’s Oregonian.


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