"For much of the state of Maine, the environment is the economy"
Quoddy Bay LNG [Defunct]
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[The Quoddy Bay LNG hearing never transpired; the project is defunct]
2008 April 28 — FERC suspended Quoddy Bay LNG permitting.
Subsequently, Quoddy Bay LNG withdrew from the Maine permitting process.
2008 October 17— FERC dismissed Quoddy Bay LNG from the permitting process, ending the project — the first LNG terminal project ever to be dismissed by FERC.
[The hearings were not conducted due to Calais LNG's permitting deficiencies and loss of financial capacity.]
2010 Jul 13 — At the last minute, Calais LNG notified the BEP that the company's state permits were incomplete, requesting delay of the permit hearings.
2010 Jul 14 — The BEP granted Calais LNG's request to delay the hearings.
2010 Jul 21 — Calais LNG indicated it had lost its financial partner, GS Power Holdings, a subsidy of Goldman Sachs.
2010 Aug 31 — Calais LNG failed to renew its option to purchase the land required for its proposed terminal, losing Title, Right, or Interest (TRI) in the land. TRI is required for Maine (and FERC) permitting.
2010 Nov 17 — Owners of the land required for Calais LNG's terminal notified the Maine Board of Environmental Protection that Calais LNG had not renewed its option to purchase upon expiring on 2010 Aug 31; meaning, Calais LNG no longer holds the required TRI for state permitting.