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After receiving an approval today from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that is dependent on state permits, Pembina filed with the US Secretary of Commerce in an attempt to overturn Oregon’s denial of Jordan Cove LNG’s Coastal Zone Permit. At roughly the same time, Senator Ron Wyden issued a statement opposing the Jordan Cove LNG project and decrying the preferential treatment being given to Pembina by the federal government.read more
PRESS RELEASE: Despite Oregon Permit Denials and Current Public Health Crisis, Federal Agency Approves Jordan Cove LNG
In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic and national health emergency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline today. The approval is conditioned on Pembina, the Canadian fossil fuel corporation behind the project, qualifying for critical permits from the state of Oregon, three of which have already been denied or withdrawn.read more
PRESS RELEASE: Over 20 Organizations Call on Oregon Department of Energy to Fine Companies Responsible for Illegally Dumping Radioactive Fracking Waste in Oregon
Today over 20 organizations sent a letter to the Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) urging the agency to reconsider its decision not to fine Chemical Waste Management, which illegally dumped over 2.5 million pounds of radioactive fracking waste at its Arlington, OR, facility over a three-year period.read more
The Pacific Northwest is facing a new wave of fossil fuel projects around fracked gas. At the same time, the West is experiencing increased oil and gas leasing and drilling for fracked gas that will negatively impact western communities.
Fracked gas pollutes air and water, putting the health of our families and the health of the places we live, work and play at risk. Children, elders, people of color and low income community members are disproportionately affected by the impacts of fracking and climate change. Every choice for fossil fuels is a choice against clean energy and healthy communities. New fracked gas infrastructure, like pipelines, export terminals, and powerplants, takes us backward.
Protect the health and safety of our communities and climate.
Stop the development of new gas infrastructure.
Equitably transition from fossil fuels to clean energy.