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2005-01-25 07:38:28

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When an explosion flattened a liquefied natural gas plant in Algeria, killing 30 workers, one might say the heat was felt half a world away - in coastal towns in New England, Alabama and California. The Algerian inferno a year ago undermined industry arguments that the modern era of LNG transport is inherently safe. It also became rallying point for groups fighting proposed new LNG terminals in their towns. Companies are beginning to gear up for LNG imports. As many as a...


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