Fossil Fuel Firm Requests Extension on Gas Export Terminal Project

by | Apr 22, 2020

The Cameron LNG Export Terminal project has asked the Department of Energy to extend, to 2026, its deadline for commencing operations at a liquid natural gas export terminal sited in Cameron and Calcasieu Parishes, Louisiana. This is the firm’s second extension request this year. The project’s original deadline was 2020, but in January the DOE pushed the deadline out to 2024. Status: Extension request published April 15, 2020. Public comment period ends April 30, 2020.

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