VICTORY: The Remarkable Story of How Citizens Halted LNG Development in Passamaquoddy Bay

THE STORY Twelve years ago, LNG imports were all the rage for developers …  several of whom set up their offices along the Passamaquoddy Bay Maine shore for the express purpose of establishing import facilities there. This area has the … Continue reading

LNG: The legal approach to protecting the Quoddy area through testimony

There have been almost a half dozen proposals to build LNG terminals in the Quoddy Area. Each of these has required people who truly know and understand this ecosystem to attempt to demonstrate the true value of this area and the … Continue reading

LNG: DELNG submits new report describing proposed export terminal in Passamaquoddy Bay

In spite of the opposition to this project and the clear statement from the Canadian government that LNG tankers will not be allowed passage through Head Harbour Passage, DELNG continues to pursue the construction of a LNG terminal at Robbinston, … Continue reading

ISSUES: STATUS OF RESIDENT AND TRANSIENT SEA BIRDS IN HEAD HARBOUR PASSAGE AND VICINITY NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA

STATUS OF RESIDENT AND TRANSIENT SEA BIRDS IN HEAD HARBOUR PASSAGE AND VICINITY NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA, 1977… by ART’S PLACE … Continue reading

LNG: Passamaquoddy Tribe, American and Canadian Groups Continue to Oppose LNG in Passamaquoddy Bay

The following update was received from Save Passamaquoddy Bay Canada, a small incorporated group located in St. Andrews, NB. ******************************************   June 15, 2015 The threat of an LNG facility in Robinston, Maine is still very much with us. We are … Continue reading

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Millions of shorebirds depend on the Bay of Fundy and they need protection

Having been involved and concerned about the proposals for LNG terminals in Passamaquoddy Bay, I try to follow current information on the last remaining proposal by Downeast LNG. Currently the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is reviewing DLNG’s environmental submissions. Work done by Stantec … Continue reading

LNG Backgrounder – Downeast LNG, misinformation and reality at Passamaquoddy Bay

Image via Wikipedia By Robert Godfrey, Vera Francis and Hugh Akagi Originally Posted Dec. 21, 2011, at 4:35 p.m. Downeast LNG has insurmountable problems. The proposed LNG import project on Mill Cove in Robbinston and associated LNG ship delivery would place thousands of … Continue reading

LNG: Is Downeast LNG hedging its bets in Passamaquoddy Bay?

 Is this an indication that Dean Girdis is preparing for Downeast LNG’s failure, setting himself up with a new developer’s job in Nova Scotia? Note that Girdis claims he would obtain natural gas from Canada, not the United States. Bob … Continue reading

LNG: Is anyone listening? – The Head Harbour Passage – Cobscook Bay Area is the single most important site along the North Atlantic Coast.

It has been repeated over and over for decades now as developers continue their attempts to establish heavy, polluting coastal fossil fuel industries in the Passamaquoddy – Cobscook Bay area and the unique entrance through Head Harbour Passage. For the … Continue reading

LNG: Opposition to LNG in Passamaquoddy Bay has never been about LNG – It’s about location

Downeast LNG has been pursuing this development for almost a decade now. Now they want to export from their proposed development. Seems no one, including FERC, gets it. The Quoddy-Cobscook Region is one of the most productive areas on the North … Continue reading

LNG: The Latest Update to the Save Passamaquoddy Bay website

News > 2015 February > February 5 ] Passamaquoddy Bay Sen. Ron Wyden tasks FERC & PHMSA re permitting standards (Jan 30) Never a need for Downeast LNG says Save Passamaquoddy Bay (Jan 20) Maritimes Eastern Canadian LNG export plans … Continue reading

OPINION: While Colchester Councillors may stop the dumping of fracking waste, the problem remains. What do we do with it?

The ongoing debate about dumping fracking fluid into municipal sewers that lead to water courses that lead to the Bay of Fundy are only addressing part this problem. In some cases storage ponds seem to have seeped into the ground … Continue reading