Tacoma LNG Facility Nears Opening Date

Tacoma LNG Facility Nears Opening Date

Submitted by Puget Sound Energy The Port of Tacoma is a deep-water, major shipping hub in the Pacific Northwest. Soon, it will also be home to a new LNG facility capable of providing marine vessels with a safe, reliable, and economic source of liquefied natural gas. That facility, the Tacoma LNG plant, is a jointly-owned endeavor between Washington State utility Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and its commercial sister company Puget LNG. The project broke ground on Nov. 1, 2016 and, ever since, the plant and its team have continued to successfully reach the milestones that a project of this complexity…
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LNG as a Marine Fuel –
Our Zero Emissions Future Starts Now

By Peter Keller Now that we have passed January 2020, the much-anticipated global sulphur cap is finally a reality. The importance of this clean air initiative for global health is widely agreed and should not be under emphasized. Likewise, the critical role that LNG can play in clean air and global health initiatives must not be forgotten or trivialised as these are still matters of real concern to the world’s citizens. I said 2019 would be the year of acceleration for LNG, and it was! With increasing orders for LNG- fueled vessels and LNG bunker vessels, together with expanding infrastructure…
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Environmental Issues Posed Anew as Navy Prepares for Future War Games in Gulf of Alaska

Environmental Issues Posed Anew as Navy Prepares for Future War Games in Gulf of Alaska

U.S. Navy officials doing the groundwork on future military war games in the Gulf of Alaska are being challenged by several conservation entities who contend the Navy should prepare a revised draft supplemental environmental impact statement. The Navy contends that the document is at an appropriate level of analysis because there are no major changes in proposed future training activities included.Still all public comment received on the draft document will be addressed in the final EIS/OEIS (overseas EIS), Navy officials said.According to the letter sent in mid-February to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest, concerns from the conservation groups include…
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