Published on Monday, January 05, 2015 by Common Dreams by Andrea Germanos, staff writer Developing… Dozens of people in Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County brought work towards a natural gas pipeline to a halt on Monday, charging that the project threatens a Native American cultural site and their rural way of life. The protesters, who include area residents and a local […]
Two Kentucky Catholic religious orders that collectively own more than 3,000 acres of historic farmland are refusing to give up portions of their lands for a proposed natural-gas pipeline
…the missus is supporting an industry that will harm the family business and many others like it.
“It’s bad public policy to export natural gas — a cleaner, cheaper domestic resource — and import more expensive, dirtier OPEC oil,” he said.
Post Panamax vessels entering Coos Bay is a major development in export shipping. There is a huge amount of infrastructure to consider and pay for. If this is to be done, do it properly not with razzle-dazzle stories and shifting documentation. This is not only unjust and insulting to citizens and landowners but leads to poorly thought out projects hidden from criticism. It is an insult to the Oregon tradition of land use planning. The Port of Coos bay is not up to the task.
The so called LNG fast track bill, now in its third or fourth iteration as HB 2700, will usurp landowner rights by allowing transmission line companies including LNG pipelines to have access to private property along proposed routes without permission or knowledge of landowners. The bill is now up for review in the state Senate. Protect Oregon property rights by contacting the committee members listed below.
Four bills in the 2011 Oregon legislative session, two in the House and two in the Senate, are aimed at easing the process for wetlands fill permits on private land associated with long distance transmission
the Williams Pipeline and the Jordan Cove LNG terminal may be settled by a Pacific coast bivalve.
a tale involving Coos County hearings officer, Andrew Stamp, in a rather distasteful affair with the City of Portland and a real property developer, Eric Scheel.
Williams is one of the companies attempting to lay a pipeline from a proposed LNG terminal in Coos County, more than two hundred miles to Malin, Oregon.