LNG: Have you wondered why Passamaquoddy Bay is NOT a good place for a terminal? Here’s why!

The long-time battle over the establishment of an LNG Terminal at Robbinston, Maine seems to be heading into a new phase as Downeast LNG applies for an import-export facility on Mill Cove. Nothing has changed and it is time to revisit … Continue reading

LNG: Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point takes firm stand against Downeast LNG. And they are sounding p—ed off!

Pleasant Point Reservation P.O. Box 262 ~ Perry ~ Maine 04667 Tel. (207) 662-2600 June 8, 2014 Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, NE Room 1A Washington, DC 20428 Re: Downcast LNG, Docket Nos. CP07-52400, CP07-53-000, … Continue reading

LNG: Save Passamaquoddy Bay Organization Indicts FERC Environmental Process and Raises Questions of Credibility

Save Passamaquoddy Bay Organization Indicts FERC Environmental Process Eastport, Maine — On Thursday, Save Passamaquoddy Bay 3-Nation Alliance submitted an exposé and indictment of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) environmental permitting process. Save Passamaquoddy Bay, a grassroots organization based in … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Canada continues to oppose LNG development in Passamaquoddy Bay

Just received at 4:40 pm today, May 17, 2013. Canada’s Ambassador to the United States confirmed again today Canada’s official opposition to the proposed Downeast LNG terminal in Passamaquoddy Bay, Bay of Fundy, stating: Given that LNG vessels would need … Continue reading

LNG: Save Passamaquoddy Bay USA accuses FERC, US Coast Guard and Department of State of Fraud!

Save Passamaquoddy Bay USA has submitted a letter and documentation to FERC claiming fraud was committed by FERC, USCG and Department of State in regards to claims made about the status of the United States under the UN Convention on the … Continue reading

LNG: DELNG Proposed “Vapor Fence” has grown 10 feet taller!

Posted 2012 Nov 26 Updated Nov 29 Downeast LNG is Now Planning a 30-foot-Tall Vapor Fence Currently-planned 30-foot-Tall Vapor Fence Previously-planned 20-foot-Tall Vapor Fence Since Downeast LNG has filed no photosimulations of the planned vapor fence to-date to the FERC docket, Save Passamaquoddy Bay … Continue reading

LNG: Lack of rights to intertidal zone may kill DELNG’s proposal to FERC

Filed By: Save Passamaquoddy Bay Filed Date: 11/27/2012 Accession No: 20121127-5014 Description: Prescriptive use of Downeast LNG intertidal zone, comment of Save Passamaquoddy Bay under CP07-52, et. al. Summary: Recent Maine court decisions establish recreational “prescriptive use” of intertidal zones under … Continue reading

LNG: MP Williamson confirms Canada’s long-standing opposition to Downeast LNG’s proposed terminal in Passamaquoddy Bay

BREAKING NEWS –  This letter was submitted today to the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. … Continue reading

LNG: Ooops! Downeast LNG stumbles again.

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, NE Room 1A Washington, DC 20426 eFiled on 2012 October 19 Re: Downeast LNG, Docket Nos. CP07-52-000, CP07-53-000, and CP07-53-001 Inappropriate Boilerplate Submission to FERC Dear Ms. Bose, On 2012 … Continue reading

LNG: Downeast LNG persists in its application for a Passamaquoddy Bay Terminal – Time for FERC to reject the last outstanding application.

From tourism to whales to cotton-tail rabbits Downeast LNG doesn’t understand Passamaquoddy Bay. It’s now long past the time for FERC to reject the last outstanding application to place an import LNG terminal in Passamaquoddy Bay, a process that, if … Continue reading

LNG: Passamaquoddy Tribe’s Legal Actions puts final nail in Quoddy Bay LNG’s Coffin.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Defunct Quoddy Bay LNG Lose Again BIA-‘Approved’ Lease Was Never Valid, Project Opponents Vindicated US Department of Interior (DOI) Interior Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA) Law Judge Deborah G. Luther ruled on October 4th that a … Continue reading

LNG: Cartoon leaves vital questions unanswered about LNG in Passamaquoddy Bay.

A recent cartoon by Ted Michener published in the St. Croix Courier begs responses to the question it leaves unanswered: “If large Cruise ships can come through Head Harbour Passage, what’s so wrong with LNG tankers?”  The answers are two-fold: 1. In … Continue reading

LNG: Downeast LNG only one left trying to build gas terminal in Maine

February 29, 2012 – 5:34pm BY PETER MORTON It is the most unlikely of energy projects, in the most unpopular of locations and facing exceedingly difficult economics. But the controversial Downeast LNG project planned for Mill Cove at Passamaquoddy Bay in … Continue reading

LNG: DLNG terminal construction will unlock dangerous levels of ancient mercury from Passamaquoddy sediments.

It has been known for many years that sediments in the St. Croix River Estuary and Passamaquoddy Bay harbour dangerous levels of heavy metals and other toxic materials. These have accumulated from aerial emissions as well as historic dumping by industries … Continue reading