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

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

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: 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: 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

RIVERS: Will the St. Croix River’s Historical Alewife runs return?

Group sues Maine over passage of St. Croix alewives A conservation group says Maine law closing St. Croix fish passages is trumped by a conflicting federal law. By Colin Woodard cwoodard@pressherald.com Staff Writer An environmental group has sued the state of Maine, … 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: 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

NEWS ALERT: DELNG – Passamaquoddy Bay is North America’s Last Remaining Import LNG Terminal Proposal!

NEWS ALERT: Downeast LNG is Last Remaining LNG Import Terminal Proposal in North America << Liberty Natural Gas LNG import terminal, proposed for offshore New Jersey and New York, has withdrawn from federal MARAD permitting, and has withdrawn its associated … Continue reading

LNG: Downeast LNG continues FERC application – Canada opposes tankers in Head Harbour Passage.

Related articles LNG: Downeast LNG, misinformation and reality at Passamaquoddy Bay (bayoffundy.ca) Split Rock – The Spirit of Quoddy (bayoffundy.ca) … Continue reading

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Meet Ato-sis the Wabanaki water serpent.

 

Kci-Athusoss (also spelled Kitchi-at’Husis, Kici Atthusus, or other ways): An underwater horned serpent, common to the legends of most Algonquian tribes. It is said to lurk in lakes and eat humans. Its Passamaquoddy name literally means Great Serpent and is pronounced kih-chee ott-hoo-suss

Editor’s Note: This image is based on a drawing by Norval Moriseau.

EXPLORE: The Strange Rocks of Campobello Island, Bay of Fundy

Some of Campobello‘s young people like to call the ledge off the island’s Liberty Point “Frog Rock.” Some also see the image of a turtle. With a little imagination, the image of the stone stack below Campobello’s Friar’s Head reveals … Continue reading