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Jordan Cove To Appeal LNG Pipeline Denial

Jes Burns/EarthFix
"Hike the Pipe" supporters on Rogue River show opposition to the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project.

Jordan Cove LNG will appeal a denial to build a 232-mile-long natural gas pipeline across Oregon and a processing terminal in Coos Bay.

In early March the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced the Jordan Cove natural gas liquefaction terminal and Pacific Connector pipeline did not adequately demonstrate a need to build the new natural gas facility in Oregon.

Michael Hinrichs, director of public affairs for Jordan Cove, said project officials have 30 days from the March 11 denial to submit a rehearing request.

“We fully intend to do so before April 11,” Hinrichs said.

Read more at the Herald and News.