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Tidal-power License Issued for Snohomish County PUD

Posted in Energy, Energy Efficiency/Sustainability, Environmental
On March 20th, Van Ness Feldman client, Snohomish County PUD, received a long-awaited license by the federal government to construct the world’s first grid-connected, tidal-energy project using underwater turbines to produce electricity. “Tidal energy offers enormous potential as a renewable energy supply.  This Federal license represents a key milestone in the effort to develop the… Continue Reading

U.S. Department of Energy Issues Final Order and “Finding of No Significant Impact” for Sabine Pass Liquefaction Export Project

Posted in Uncategorized
On August 7, 2012, the Office of Fossil Energy of the Department of Energy (“DOE”) issued a Final Opinion and Order, Order No. 2961-A, granting long-term authorization to Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC (“Sabine Pass”) to export liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) from the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana to non-Free Trade Agreement (“non-FTA”)… Continue Reading