News about the Broadwater project (proposed floating fuel facility)

June 9, 2008 at 4:52 am 2 comments

For background information, please see the Anti-Broadwater Coalition web-site.

For the full story, please go to the media source, The Shelter Island Reporter.

The Shelter Island Reporter
By Denise Civiletti

Broadwater Energy has appealed New York’s objection to its plan to moor a floating liquefied natural gas terminal in Long Island Sound, nine miles off the coast of Wading River. The energy company, a joint venture of Shell Oil and TransCanada Pipelines, filed its appeal Friday with the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Carlos Gutierrez.

From Newsday & ABC web-page, used for educational purposesBroadwater is asking Mr. Gutierrez to override the New York Department of State’s April 10 ruling that the energy company’s proposed floating liquefied natural gas terminal in Long Island Sound was inconsistent with the state’s coastal zone management policy…

“There is nothing surprising in here,” said Adrienne Esposito, executive director of Citizens Campaign for the Environment, said after reading the notice of appeal. “This typifies the oil industry’s bullying tactics that say local concerns should be stepped on so they can continue to make money,” she said.

The brief also asks the commerce secretary to expedite his review on appeal, by shortening the length of the decision-making period to 90 days.

“That’s because they want the current commerce secretary, a Bush appointee, to make the decision,” Ms. Esposito said. “Bush appointees are always favorable to the oil industry,” she said.

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