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Save Passamaquoddy Bay
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Alliance to Protect the Quoddy Region
from LNG Development

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"For much of the state of Maine, the environment is the economy"
                                           — US Senator Susan Collins, 2012 Jun 21


FERC eLibrary
Downeast LNG Formal Application
Comment Filings List

Docket Number CP07-52

2014 May

Color Key: Project Developer, Contractors & Supporters
Project Opponents
Project Neutral
Unknown, non-public comments

2014 May

Listed here in Ascending Date Order by Posted Date, rather than by Filed Date to FERC eLibrary.
NOTE: The Docket List on the FERC website is in Date Order by Date Filed, rather than by Date Posted.

May 1

Filed By: Save Passamaquoddy Bay
Filed Date: 5/1/2014
Accession No: 20140501-5349
Description: Canada confirms that Shiprider program will not provide armed escort of commercial ships, comment of Save Passamaquoddy Bay under CP07-52-., et al.
Information: FILE LIST

Summary: Some Passamaquoddy Bay-area LNG advocates had previously claimed that the Shiprider program could be used to provide armed security to LNG ships transiting through Canada's waters to terminals on the Maine side of the bay. Canada has now clarified that the Shiprider program will not be used to escort LNG traffic.

Canada continues to prohibit LNG ships from entering Passamaquoddy Bay.


May 15

Filed Date: 5/15/2014
Accession No: 20140515-3030
Description: Notice of availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Downeast LNG Project re Downeast LNG, Inc. et al under CP07-52 et al.
Information: FILE LIST

Summary: FERC announces release of the FEIS for Downeast LNG.


Filed Date: 5/15/2014
Accession No: 20140515-4001
Description: Final Environmental Impact Statement regarding the Downeast LNG Project under CP07-52 et al. Dated May 2014.
Information: FILE LIST

Summary: This FEIS will be used by the FERC Commissioners to determine whether or not they will grant permits to Downeast LNG.

NOTE: Downeast LNG cannot construct a terminal without also obtaining several other permits:

  • Maine permitting for Air Quality and Water Quality under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA);
  • Maine Lands Lease permit for the 4,000-ft-long trestle and pier — 3,000 feet longer than Maine allows;
  • US Army Corps of Engineers permit for the trestle and pier construction.


May 21

Filed By: Department of Defense
Filed Date: 5/21/2014
Accession No: 20140521-4001
Description: The Department of Defense (DoD) Siting Clearinghouse submits comments re the Downeast Liquefied Natural Gas Project under CP07-52.
Information: FILE LIST

Summary: The proposed Downeast LNG project will not interfere with Department of Defense exercises and training.


May 28

Filed By: Save Passamaquoddy Bay
Filed Date: 5/28/2014
Accession No: 20140528-5016
Description: Save Passamaquoddy's response to Final EIS Section 4, listing Errors and Omissions, comment under CP07-52, et al.
Information: FILE LIST

Summary: An exhaustive list of shameless, inexcusable EIS failings is provided.


Filed By: Save Passamaquoddy Bay
Filed Date: 5/28/2014
Accession No: 20140528-5017
Description: Member of Parliament John Williamson speaks out against Downeast LNG to Canada's House of Commons, comment of Save Passamaquoddy Bay under CP07-52, et al.
Information: FILE LIST

Summary: MP John Williamson, representing New Brunswick Southwest, delivers opposition to the proposed Downeast LNG project in Canada's House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario, on May 27.