LNG deal under fire


The Port of Astoria’s land-lease deal to Oregon LNG is becoming increasingly controversial.

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The Port of Astoria’s land-lease deal to Oregon LNG in Warrenton has been criticized as an unprofitable mistake, but new findings are adding to the scrutiny.

The Port leases 92 acres on the Skipanon Peninsula from Oregon Department of State Lands for $38,400 and subleases it to Oregon LNG for the same amount.

Now, documents recently secured through a public record request are adding a new source of controversy to the dubious land deal and bringing the state’s role in the approval process into question.

Read the full story at The Daily Astorian.

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