The “Port Ambrose” Liquified Natural Gas deepwater port has now been filed with federal agencies, opening the public comment period. This project is massive in scale and effect and MUST be stopped. More info: here and here. 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
Attend the Public Hearing, Tuesday, July 9th, in Long Beach:
Open House: 4:30-5:30pm The public can ask questions of corporate representatives and the Maritime Administration (federal permitting agency)
Public Hearing: 6:00-8:00pm The public will have 3 minutes each to comment and let the Maritime Administration know why you oppose this project
Where: Allegria Hotel, on the beach at Long Beach NY
LIRR from NYC Penn Station train to Long Beach; short walk to the hotel (map).
Trains depart Penn Station at 3:21, 3:52, 4:15, 4:40, 5:00, 5:20, 5:23, 5:33, 5:55, 6:13 and arrive Long Beach approximately 55 minutes later. Fares $9 (off peak) or $12:50 (peak).
Plenty of parking also.
Additional Hearing, July 10th: Edison, New Jersey
Where: New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
NJ Transit trains to Metuchen, then cab. Plenty of parking also.
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All submissions should reference Docket # USCG-2013-0363, Regarding Deepwater Port License Application for Liberty Natural Gas LLC, Port Ambrose Deepwater Port
Submit comments online here by July 23rd.
Submit comments by fax by July 23rd: 202–493–2251
Submit comments by mail to arrive before July 23rd:
Department of Transportation,
Docket Management Facility,
West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12-140,
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE.,
Washington, DC 20590-0001