Some background and recent stories/resources for info on the Liberty Port Ambrose LNG facility. Much info to mine for comments, which can be submitted online before August 22nd.
Governors Christie and Cuomo have veto power, so GET ON THE HORN and demand they veto the project.
Call Cuomo: (518) 474-8390
Call Christie: (609) 292-6000
Liberty’s LNG Port Ambrose summary with maps
Submitted comments dealing with terrorist risk.
Move for Change: HOLY FRACK! AN LNG PORT OFF JONES BEACH??
Clean Ocean Action: The Project that Rose From the Dead
Sex and Politics radio show with Sean Dixon of Clean Ocean Action
Business Day: Shell’s Floating LNG Export Terminal (What could be planned down the line, once this port is in place)
Bloomberg Businessweek: Exxon Expects Australia Floating LNG Project Start by ’21 (Another floating LNG facility)
Concerned Citizens of Montauk: Big Industry to Industrialize the Atlantic Ocean (a history of Liberty’s earlier attempts at a port in NY)
Atlantic Highlands Herald: What happened last time Liberty attempted a port off NJ
CNN Money: US Steps up Exports (what the longterm intentions are).
Wikipedia on The Bight (the geological area/marine habitat the area between NY/NJ is known as)
And finally, our favorite, from Energy Global: Building Public Support for LNG Projects (advice to developers from a PR dude on how to overcome “NIMBY” opposition).