Latest Broadwater Energy Stories

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 25--Having joined forces in their fight to keep Broadwater Energy from building a liquefied natural gas terminal in Long Island Sound, Connecticut and New York should create a joint commission to address their environmental and energy needs, according to state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal. He proposed creating a Connecticut-New York commission Thursday while attending a regional energy summit on Long Island. "The states of the Northeast,...

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By Tom Incantalupo, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 25--New York and Connecticut political leaders agreed yesterday to form a bi-state panel of 15 to 20 people to plan regional energy needs. But there was no agreement at the two-hour "summit" in Hauppauge on the biggest item of contention between the states: the proposed new Islander East natural gas pipeline from Canada through Connecticut to Long Island. The summit, called by Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, was packed into a small...

2008-07-25 09:00:51

By Michael H Samuels Another offshore liquefied natural gas terminal pitched for the tri-state area is facing the same rough seas that sunk Broadwater. New Jersey officials are mounting a challenge to the Atlantic Sea Island Group's proposed Safe Harbor Island liquefied natural gas terminal to be built 13.5 miles off the Long Beach coast. The group first said it wanted to build the LNG terminal two years ago. Since then, the Coast Guard deemed the application complete. Now, Safe Harbor...

2008-07-24 18:00:35

By Lynn Doan, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 24--Attorney General Richard Blumenthal proposed a Connecticut-New York commission today that would address regional environmental and energy needs. After joining to reject Broadwater Energy's proposal to moor a liquefied natural gas plant in the middle of Long Island Sound, the two states should together develop a regional environmental and energy strategy, said Blumenthal, who announced the proposal in a press conference this morning...

2008-06-17 03:00:35

By Anonymous New York Gov. David Paterson announced on April 10 that the state won't approve putting a $700 million liquefied natural gas terminal the size of the Queen Mary 2 in Long Island Sound. "The fact is, Broadwater is behind us," Paterson said of the project. He joined Connecticut Gov. Jodi Rell and nearly every elected official on both sides of the sound who oppose the project. Foes claim the terminal could imperil the ecosystem; Paterson said it "would scar Long Island Sound."...

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